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See also: Signals.
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Wooden covers for openings.
Floor. The flat surface topping the hull, also describes the "levels" of the ship's hull. A typical frigate's decks are (from the uppermost): Spar or weather deck, gun deck, berth deck, orlop, and the hold, which is the very bottom of the ship. Other "decks" were named by convention, such as the "quarterdeck."
An upward extension of the sponson wall that rises above the deck.
What landsmen call the ceiling. To really throw you off, the "ceiling" in a ship is the planks on the inside of the hull.
Same as deck fence.
A deep V shaped hull designed usually for speed.
Swinging spar for moving cargo.
Descriptive of a powerboat design in which a large section of the hull is always underwater.
Once complete it is a good idea to finish the model and keep it clean with a display case. There are a number of different ways in which a display case may be constructed. more......
A small banner to show the relative direction of the wind.
V-shaped boom pointing downwards at intersection of bowsprit and jib boom.
The amount of water required to float a vessel.
Vessel used for digging or clearing port entries.