Meaning Bitts

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Deck timbers used to belay large ropes.
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A pair of vertical wooden or iron heads on board ship, used for securing mooring or towing lines. Similar to dock bollards.
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heavy timbers in the deck to which ropes can be secured Source: Maritime Curators Group: Manual of Curatorship
Source: nationalhistoricships.org.uk

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Twin stout posts welded to the deck to which mooring lines are fastened.
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mooring fixtures on the deck of a ship. Their counterparts ashore are bollards.
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Heavy, upright posts, strongly fastened to the hull, used for securing lines connecting the boat to the shore, to tows
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A shipboard mooring fixture comprised of a pair of cylindrical posts. Similar to a pair of BOLLARDs.
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Stout pieces of timber fitted in the deck to receive the bowsprit ; also stout pieces of timber fitted in the deck by the side of the mast, to which the halyards are usually belayed.
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(nautical,pluralonly) A frame composed of two strong oak timbers (bitt-heads) fixed vertically in the fore part of a ship, bolted to the deck beams to which are secured the cables when the ship ride [..]
Source: en.wiktionary.org

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