shaft strut

shaft strut

[′shaft ‚strət]
(naval architecture)
A term applied to a bracket supporting the after propeller shaft bearing external to the hull.
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The order from Avondale Industries Shipyards Division in Louisiana is for 12 sets of shaft struts, stern tubes and rudder castings for a new generation of ships known as LPD vessels that support amphibious operations.