A ships wheel with brass binnacle behind it.
binnacle definition by Webster's New World
Origin: formerly bittacle ; from Portuguese bitacola ; from Classical Latin habitaculum, dwelling ; from habitare, inhabit
binnacle definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Alteration of Middle English bitakille, from Old Spanish bitácula or from Old Portuguese bitácola, both from Latin habitāculum, habitation, from habitāre, to inhabit; see ghabh- in Indo-European roots.