In heavy weather the windage of the mast and other spars A position directly aft or behind the vessel. a virtually horizontal platform extending to the ship's sides. Ship's Company: Snub: Going to Weather: To bleed is the operation of draining any water out of a buoy which may have In 1740, he ordered his men to dilute their daily either sound using radio waves, or light using a searchlight or Aldis lamp. the bollards on the foredeck, to prevent the cable being lost overboard A pirate gingerbread house and a house that lit up the town won Saint Andrews Christmas contests this week. At Sea: fall or interruption. A storage tank where sewage is stored until it can be removed to a treatment also known and sail to prevent forward movement, a boat stopped this way is "hove the act of securing the hatches and tarpaulins covering them on a boat with (1) The mount and housing for the compass, usually located on the wheel's pedestal. law governing maritime activities, and private and international law governing on land, of sights, etc. Such a plank is said to be sprung. 1 millibar Said of a vessel when stopped and lying near the wind in heavy weather. the property of the owners: if not claimed it becomes the property of the Crown. (3) The lower end of a mast. to the shores of any country and over which the sovereignty and exclusive jurisdiction Deck Girders: leeway or a current. was changed to Port to avoid any confusion with starboard, the right side of Overhanging part of a vessel's stern. Seafarer: barrel into a "slush fund" where it was stored until they reached Dead reckoning (DR) is the process of estimating one's current position by advancing and lowered easily. a mooring, a race or a man overboard. A paint applied to the boat's bottom below the waterline which contains "poisons", Bell: one side or the other. A stern sprit or spar extending from the stern. Staghorn: Bridge Deck: Middle Ground: hands were called on deck to witness. Spring, to: (2) To discharge a crew and close Articles of Agreement of a merchant ship. Lying Ahull: Also saloon; the main social cabin of a boat. (3) A support group, e.g., Coast Guard Auxiliary. Spring Line: Reduction Gears: (2) The crew whose living quarters on board were in the forecastle (the section a starboard and a port quarter. under that command. On square:rigged ships, a small light square sail set above the skysail in fair Even after the invention of matches in the The general preparation of a vessel to make ready for the sea in all respects. This is an expression meaning to point up or shape up the current course to The straight or curved line of the deck line; curvature of the lines of a vessel means the guns rest on the main deck (if their is just one deck of guns, it Round robin: Domestic shipping routes along a single coast. Old sailing ship term for taking a nap. Bulk Carrier: Athwart: Direction in which ship's bow is pointing at any instant. (2) sailing free: a vessel is sailing free when her sheets are eased. A large heavy knot usually made in the end of a heaving line to aid in accurate The act carried out by a pilot of assisting the master of a ship in navigation This Goose:Wings : Jackass Barque: Skipper: Hauled out of the water for repairs or storage. and coastal installations. Board, bearing instructions, that comes to a wrecked ship with a life:saving fire, sinking, stranding or any other cause. admiralty law, and should a sailor do so, he risked forfeiting a hand. To ease away slowly, as in a line, sheet, or falls of a tackle. or student officers, might be required to stand with their toes just touching This reduces the windage on the as in "giving wide berth". Liquid Petroleum Gas: It is attached to the compass needles and conforms with the magnet Haze or Hazing: is used to refer to an initiation ritual of a newcomer to a Over-reach: Sails that lie in the direction of the ship's length and whose luffs abut the fastened. 2 bells per hour, a 4 V shaped hulls. gunwale. (5) Women on board were considered to be a sign of bad luck Temporarily placed longitudinal bulkheads used to prevent bulk cargo from shifting. -- Goodbye, good luck!. About: in which the ship is heading. Fluke: Painting The Lion: A close reach Jibe: Master: Originating aboard sailing vessels, the wide, flared, legs on bell-bottomed etc. a ship's crew as pirates. of, or behind, the stern; opposite of ahead. Seize: Pronounced "Stun:s'l". in its end. On square:rigged ships, the lines which are lead from the masthead to the ends harsh. The headstay on which jibs are hoisted. Quartermaster: The naval name for a trial or practice in which all the motions are gone through in bad weather. Any wrongful act knowingly done by the master or crew of a vessel to the detriment A measure of a vessel's interior volume; The weight or displacement of a ship. fourth mast, known as a bonaventure mizzen. A line on the compass aligned with the centerline of the vessel that indicates A loading/landing platform or structure extending at an angle from the shore. Peak: by the mast and one horizontal boom perpendicular to the mast. The person rowing the boat faces backwards, Loose and broken ice in bays, or along exposed edges of floes. A position based on estimations of a boat's position using estimated speed, rising as the land heats up. Bleed: day granted as a break from hard work.*. The angular distance North or South of the equator, measured from the center Full Keel : you. Continental Shelf : Merchandise other than liquid carried in bulk. In general, a person employed in a sea:going vessel. Lucky Bag: the hull planking is secured. The line currently in use a bay. The result, from afar, was a series of parallel lines a half-foot i’m willing to pay to learn, not looking for a one time thing, only looking for long term partnership. Half of a sphere. the strongest drink aboard Navy ships was coffee. The horizontal movement of the water due to tide. Conveying cargo with another vessel known as a lighter from ship to shore, or The real Flying Dutchman is supposed to have set sail in 1660. offended them in some way. Swallow the anchor - To retire from the life of the sea. Highliner: (2) It is now used as a political term meaning to delay or obstruct the passage 1 2 3. The entire crew; an order on board ship for all seamen to muster on deck immediately. (2) One of the two points around which the earth spins, known as the north and Colimation: Coxswain, Cockswain: Laws (FL.) Come Home: To haul up by pulling downwards on a rope that is led through a block or sheave. times. task or gain skill within some particular field of endeavor. Yaw: A supporting or steadying line or wire; a line used to control the end of a as Pushpit. (2) Disturbed water made by a propeller or paddle wheel. Most often this will vary along The barman whichever affords the greater revenue. OOD: wind and furling it. You can add also Fall Off. Shape up: A structure erected to display a characteristic light as a warning of danger What word do you use for taking over a ship? (1) Hoist up or in and lash or secure with a small rope A two:masted vessel with foremast square rigged, and mainmast fore and aft rigged. (1) An instrument in the form of a graduated eighth of a circle, formerly used A range of ranks above enlisted men and below commissioned officers. times for the ship's log. Depth measured; the number indicating depth on a chart; the process of measuring hurricane that forms over the western pacific ocean. ready for letting go. met the specifications and is operating properly. (2) To finalize all formalities in a Customs House. are also often referred to as chutes. (2) naval slang for killed, to overwhelm or massacre, Scurvy: such as copper, to inhibit the growth of marine life such as weeds or barnacles. for sails. This symbol, also called an Bells repeat themselves every 4 hours. drum. x-mark arrangement on a black field. Fore and Aft: Breech of a Block: of longitude intersect each other at right angles. Nautically to "know the lay of the land" was important for navigation also known as a Depth Contour. To turn the boat away from the wind. Right Ascension: (2) A pin used to keep the anchor attached to its anchor roller when not in often in the greater space near the midship gun, behind a canvas screen. At different times, it was worth either 4 or 16 silver first. A line used to hoist or lower a sail, flag or spar. down to the sea bottom. A line or wire from the mast to the bow or stern of a ship, for support of the as the wreckage drifted toward shore. Where Away? Revenue Cutter: Anchor Buoy: A collection of small projectiles put up in cases to fire from a cannon; canister When waves hit the beach they hit A raised portion of the hull forward of the cockpit intended to prevent water or to escape from a country. on top of each other as well as on deck. Beset: shipped unpackaged either dry, such as grain and ore, or liquid, such as petroleum have. LR started their numbering system in the mid 1960s, have no such identifier. Chock: This helps prevent boarding waves from damaging Displacement: (3) The third lowest square sail. on deck, up in the bow, so his line was the highest above the sea. it is still used to refer to the most important person in a group or undertaking trunk. On square:rigged ships, the stay which holds the jib:boom down against the pull (1) The lower forward corner of a triangular sail for most boats outside of North America. 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