Nautical words


Pompey. Traditional nickname for Portsmouth. Ponente



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Pompey. Traditional nickname for Portsmouth.

Ponente. Westerly wind in Mediterranean Sea.

Pontoon 258 Port Charges



Pontoon. Buoyant construction used for a landing place; for providing a road over water; for raising wrecks; for giving additional buoyancy.

Pool. Enclosed, or nearly enclosed sheet of water. 2. Fluctuating congregation of men from which can be drawn hands required for manning ships, and to which can be added men available for manning.

Poop. Short deck raised above upper deck right aft.

Pooping. Said of a vessel, or of the sea, when following seas sweep inboard from astern.


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