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Weather Working Days.
Those working days in which the loading or unloading of cargo is not held up by weather conditions.
A specially deep transverse frame in the form of a built girder.
V-shaped area of high barometric pressure between two depressions.
Clearing rigging of stops
, yarns, etc., that have been attached to it.
name for Home Trade Agreement
, under which men are paid on a weekly basis.
for vessels in the Home Trade
, in which crew are paid on a weekly basis.
Said of a small leak in which water flows very slowly.
Butted joints through which water seeps slowly. Sometimes applied to similar weepings at landings of plates.
Small beetle which
with its larvae
, attacks ship's biscuit and all grain.
thwartship thread in canvas
, bunting, and other woven material. 2. Wheft.
To lift. Now applied to anchor only: formerly applied to the lifting of a mast.
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