Card Set Information
NOMENCLATURE OF NAUTICAL SHIPS
Most aft/rear part of the ship
A line used to hoist a sail, a flag or a yard
The section of the upper deck of a ship located at hte bow fordward of the foremast
DRAFT AND WHAT DOES IT DETERMINE
The vertical distance between the waterline and the bottom of hte keel (hull)
The draft determines the minimum depth of water a ship can safely navigate
A pole that holds a sail on a sailing ships and boats or a radar and telecommunication antennas on modern warships
Runs in the middle of the ship from bow and the stern. Serves as the foundation or spine of the structure, providing the major source of structure strength of the hull.
The water tight body of the ship
Where ther hull meets the water surface
A wall within the hull of a ship
Cask used to serve water or slang for rumor or gossip.
Adjustment of a sail on a ship or a boat.
The most extreme width (or breadth) of a nautical vessel, or a point alongside the ship at the midpoint of its length.
the top edge of the side of a boat
A strut placed crosswise (left/right) in a ship or a boat, to brace it crosswise
The surface that forms the flat back panal of a stern or a vessel