Nautical words



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Stick a Cringle. To insert a thimble in a rope loop worked in a bolt-rope or awning roping. Sticks. Nautical nickname for masts.

Stiff __________ _333_____ _______ Stopping



Stiff. Said of a vessel when she offers exceptional resistance to forces tending to list her, especially when under sail.

Stiffening. Ballast put in a vessel to increase her stability.

Stiffening Order. Permit, by shore authorities, for a vessel to load some of next cargo before completing discharge of present cargo. It is done to maintain stability of vessel without taking in water ballast.


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