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Inserted in a policy of marine insurance to exclude
the taking of the ground
, in certain rivers and harbours, from consideration as a stranding.
Floor timber lying on keel and bolted to keelson.
Old name for 'Ground Tackle'.
Log that measures vessel's speed over the ground.
Has a lead
, or other weight, and a marked log line.
Roping along bottom of a trawl net.
Swell not caused by wind prevailing at the place.
Ship's outfit of anchors and cables - particularly that part that is in use.
Lowest tier of cargo in a hold.
Launching ways down which the cradle slides.
Increasing of size of a wood-built vessel after launching.
Small iceberg that has broken away from a larger berg.
Wooden spar made from one tree
, as distinguished from a made spar.
Constellation in about R.A. 22 h; Dec. 47°S. Has one navigational star.
Ship's boat, in R.N., carrying the officer of the guard.
or iron stanchions
, with wire or chain rove, fitted on outboard edge of a weather deck or superstructure.
Stars y and p of Ursae Minoris
, the Little Bear.
Warship formerly anchored in a port to act as a receiving ship,
to control movements afloat
, and to maintain order.
Fixture, on sternpost, in which pintle of a rudder is hinged. Formerly, a cut away part of carrick bitts that carried a metal bush in which spindle end of windlass worked. In engineering, a gudgeon is often a pin.
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