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stockless anchor


an anchor with a pivoting double hooked base Source: MDA: Waterways Object Name Thesaurus
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oxter plate


a complex shaped shell plate situated adjacent to the sternpost immediately below the counter or transom, fitted where the sternframe meets the counter Source: Maritime Curators Group: Manual of Curatorship
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bilge strake


any strake located at the turn of the bilge. In composite construction a longitudinal iron strake, inside planking, and riveted to the frames and lower ends of the diagonal tieplates Source: The China Tea Clippers
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apron


a member jointed to the aft side of the stempost or false post, extending down to the deadwood. It may be bearded to take the fore-ends of the strakes.
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anti aircraft cruiser


a large type of warship providing air defence for a fleet Source: Maritime Curators Group: Manual of Curatorship
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anti-fouling


any specially prepared composition used for coating the bottom of a vessel to prevent marine growth Source: Maritime Curators Group: Manual of Curatorship
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anser pin


metal bolt fitted through the hull side of a narrow boat to carry the tunnel hooks Source: MDA: Waterways Object Name Thesaurus
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angle stringer


longitudinal member made up of angle bars, sometimes strengthened by a bulb bar, usually fitted midway between the deck and the bilge Source: Country Life Book of Nautical Terms Under Sail
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angle iron


L' shaped iron or steel plates used as stiffeners Source: Maritime Curators Group: Manual of Curatorship
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anchor windlass


hand or mechanical winch used to raise or lower an anchor Source: MDA: Waterways Object Name Thesaurus
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