Turning the rudder could be done from five locations using manual, electrical, hydraulic, steam in various combinations.
The steering means in 1945 are the same systems when commissioned in 1914

Labeled area displays the interior
Means to turn the rudder
  Manual Electric Hydraulic Steam  
  Pilot House Pilot House Central Station Steering Engine
  Conning Tower Conning Tower      
  Central Station Steering Room      
  Steering Engine
  Steering Room        

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