Tugboat. A small tug. Tumble Home
A small tug.
The inward inclination of a vessel's sides due to her breadth at upper deck being less than her maximum breadth.
Hinged pin on which end link of chain holding an anchor is placed. When shaft-on
which pin is fixed-rotates
, the link I falls off and anchor is released.
Device used for
making good a missing rivet
and other purposes
, when outside of plating is inaccessible. Works on the principle of a toggle. Consists of a circular rod having a
slot in which a piece of steel
of same size as slot
, is pivoted off centre. Inboard end of rod is threaded. When passed through hole the hinged part
falls at right angles to bolt
; nut on inboard end is screwed up to clamp leak-stopping unit in place.
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