shaft strut

shaft strut

[′shaft ‚strət]
(naval architecture)
A term applied to a bracket supporting the after propeller shaft bearing external to the hull.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The stators also support a central shaft bearing, eliminating the conventional shaft struts that create drag and disturb flow to the propeller.