France's stabilisers

Feb 13, 2009
Hi I'm doing some research in to the technology of the France and I'm wondering if anyone knows anything about the ships stabilisers. I know that it had two sets but I was wondering if they were a new development or had were standard on most liners? Also we're they really needed? Any help would be great. Thanks
Dec 2, 2000
Easley South Carolina
Stabilizers have been around for at least half a century now. I suppose whether or not they're needed would depend on your point of view. If you happen to be a seaman, you might not mind a bit of rock and roll, however, most people are not seamen. The stabilizers may well make the difference between a comfortable ride and losing your lunch.

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