Meaning breasthook
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breasthook


a bracket, usually at gunwale level, fitted internally across the bows, holding the sides together
Source: nationalhistoricships.org.uk

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breasthook


Horizontal plate brackets of generally triangular form connecting port and starboard side stringers and bow plating at the stem.
Source: officerofthewatch.com

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breasthook


A triangular plate bracket joining port and starboard side stringers at the stem.
Source: free-marine.com

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breasthook


A place bracket joining the starboard and port stringers at the bow of a ship.
Source: cbmu.com

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breasthook


(nautical) A horizontal timber fitted in the bows of a ship to add strength and to connect the sides to the stem
Source: en.wiktionary.org


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