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Challenger Deep List 3

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galleon
large sailing ship of 15th to 17th centuries
starboard
right side of a vessel
port
left side of a vessel
aft
rear of ship (also called stern)
bow
forward end of ship
helm
wheel or tiller that steers ship
hull
lower most section of ship; partially submerged
tiller
Lever used to turn a rudder to steer a boat
rudder
Steering device, usually a vertical blade attached to a post at, or near, the stern of the boat
crow's nest
look out post at top of mast
ratlines
ropes to serve as steps
mainmast
The mast, or the tallest mast of a sailing ship with multiple masts
bowsprit
a pole (or spar) extending forward from the front of a ship
galley
kitchen on a ship
bulkhead
A partition or "wall" on a vessel.
a wall separating compartments on a ship
figurehead
carved image on the bow of a ship