|Pitch of Rivets. Spacing between rivets measured from centre to centre of the rivets.
Pitching. Downward falling of a vessel's bows as water support leaves them.
Pitch-pole. To be overthrown in a fore-and-aft direction.
Pitometer Log 255 Pledge
Pitometer Log. Submerged log actuated by pressure set up by ship's advancing through water. Speed is indicated directly; distance run is indirectly obtained by additional mechanism.
Pitting. Localised corrosion causing small pits to form in metal.
Pivoting Point. That point, inside a vessel, on which she turn when under helm.
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