pilot station


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pilot station

[′pī·lət ‚stā·shən]
(navigation)
At seaports, the office or headquarters of marine pilots; the place where the services of a pilot may be obtained.
(naval architecture)
Position on the bridge of a ship where the pilot stands to steer or to give directions for steering a ship into and out of a harbor.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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