Nautical words


Fall Off. Movement to leeward of ship's head. Fall Out



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Fall Off. Movement to leeward of ship's head.

Fall Out. Said of ship's sides when breadth increases as sides go upward.

Fall Wind.* Sudden gust.

False Cirrus. Cirriform cloud extending above cumulonimbus.

False Colours. National flag shown by a vessel when it is other than the ensign she is entitled to wear.

False Fire.* Old name for blue pyrotechnic light.

False Keel. Additional keel fitted to main keel to protect it in event of vessel taking the ground.

False Keelson. Additional keelson fitted above main keelson.

False Points.* Name sometimes given to 'three-letter' points of mariner's compass.

False Rail. Additional piece of timber attached to head rail, or main rail, for strengthening or facing purposes.

False Stem. Tapered cutwater clamped to stem of wooden vessel.

Family Head.* Olden name for vessel's stern when decorated with several full-length figures.


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