stern tube

stern tube

[′stərn ¦tüb]
(naval architecture)
A long, circular bearing or bushing which supports the propeller shaft where it emerges from the stern of a ship.
A torpedo tube at the stern of a ship.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Mobdocks can be flexible or hard sided and are ideal for creating a dry environment underwater in which to do steel work, crack repairs, replace stern tube seals and even make localized paint repairs.
Railko Ltd is based in UK and specialises in synthetic stern tube and rudder bearing technology.
l Both stern tube seals on 50-year-old supply ships Canisteo and Caloosahatchie need welding work to rudders and propellers
Railko designs, develops, manufactures and sells synthetic bearings, specialising in synthetic stern tube bearings.
Wartsila would also supply the control systems for engines and propellers plus Wartsila Deep Sea Seals stern tube seals.