Crewman on SC 79, showing tiller handle lashed to the deck house. Photo courtesy of Jim Gunther.
Normally steering was accomplished using the wheel, which was connected with cables to the rudder assembly. In emergencies the rudder could be operated manually. This image shows the stowed tiller, which would be attached to the rudder quadrant (aft of the after deckhouse where the crewman is sitting).
 Crewman sitting above stored tiller. 
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