Wheel House

The Officer holding the ship's wheel was called a Quarter Master. The duty of this Officer was to keep the ship on course, while he watched the compass directly in front of him making sure that the ship would stay on it's bearing. L'officier tenant la roue de gouvernail a été appelé forme quart. Le devoir de cet officier devait maintenir le navire sur le parcours, alors qu'il regardait que la boussole directement en face de lui, en vous assurant que le navire resterait sur elle porte ses.