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King spoke

Marked top spoke on a wheel when the Rudder is centered. Provided as a way to indicate when the Rudder was Amidships and to assist in counting turns of thr wheel so that the Helmsman would know when the wheel was hard to Starboard or Port.

The mark would frequently be in the form of a turks-head or other decorative Knot tied around this spoke.

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