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Boom on after side of
after mast of a ship or barque
, to which the foot of spanker was stretched.
Spar to which head of a spanker is stretched.
Applied to a wind,
or movement of a vessel
, to denote brisk and lively.
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Large steel bolt
, secured below forecastle deck beams and above topgallant forecastle deck, with a strengthened socket into which cat davit was shipped.
Long and rounded piece of timber.
General name for any yard
, gaff, or boom.
moored more or less vertically
, that acts as a navigational aid.
Removable side battens fitted in a hold to keep cargo off ship's side, and to provide for through ventilation of cargo.
Originally, a deck formed by spars resting on beams. Later, name was given to vessels of somewhat light
construction above main deck
, and intended to carry both cargo and passengers.
To communicate with another vessel, or with a shore station.
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