Whaleman. Man engaged in the whaling industry. Wharf
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Man engaged in the whaling industry.
Erection in harbour
or on banks of inland waters
, for the berthing of ships for loading
and discharging of cargo
, fitting, or refitting. 2.* Shore of the sea. Bank of a river. 3. To place on a wharf. 4. To protect by erecting a wharf.
Money paid for use of a wharf
, or services of it. 2.
The wharf accommodation
, at a port.
One who owns or manages a wharf.
Small gyroscope for demonstration purposes. Has a 4-inch wheel and attachments for suppressing freedom and for introducing precession.
Usual name for the steering wheel
by which a rudder is moved
, or a steering engine actuated. In U.S.A. the name is given to a screw propeller.
Chains by which a wheel
actuates a steering engine
or a rudder.
An erection around a steering wheel for the protection of helmsman. Usually utilised for other purposes connected with the navigation of a vessel.
Ropes by which a wheel actuates a rudder.
Any flag that has had a stop passed around it halfway along the fly. It then has some special significance.
Metal strips fixed vertically on barrel of capstan-or horizontally on warping end of winch-to increase grip of rope by making the turn a polygon instead of a circle.
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addressed to a look-out man
, demanding precise direction of an object he has sighted and reported.
Small but roomy boat used for carrying goods or ferrying passengers in sheltered waters. Compare 'Norfolk Wherry.
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