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Coup d' Assurance.
Firing of a gun by a warship when she shows her national ensign to vessel she is chasing.
Coup de Semonce.
Firing of a shot across the bows of a vessel chased by a warship.
Flag having vertical stripes.
Two equal forces that are parallel to each other but working in opposite directions—so generating a turning movement.
Small wickerwork basket towed astern of a shrimper. Prawns and shrimps are kept alive in it.
Direction steered by a vessel. Angle that ship's fore and
aft line makes with a meridian
, or with north-south line of a compass.
May be true
, Compass or Gyro course. 2. Sail bent to lower yard of a sailing ship.
Error of indication
by a gyro compass
, on any particular course.
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