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Ship Construction Chp. 1
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a vertical line usually at the after end of the rudder post. If there is no rudder post, it is usually taken at the center of the rudder stock.
a heavy hook-shaped device for holding the ship at rest in water. The anchor grips the ocean bottom and is fastened to the ship by a chain.
a recess in the which the propeller is located.
at or near the midship section of the ship
an athwartship member supporting a portion of the deck. Also, the width of the ship.
to soften metal by heating and allowing it to cool slowly.
any weight or weights (sea water, concrete, etc) used to keep the ship from becoming "top heavy" or to change her trim. Some of the largest cannons in the navy were on hospital ships, and were in the bilge for ballast.
the joint formed when two parts are placed edge to edge.
a fore and aft member fitted to the outside of the shell plating along the bilge, to prevent excessive rolling of the ship.
the forward end of the vessel.
a drawing which shows frame line in elevation.
a shell plate covering the curved portion of the hull where the propeller shaft passes outboard.
a triangular shaped plate extending horizontally across the bow behind the stem, stiffening the stringers and stem.
used by shipfitters as the distance from the centerline. Expressed in feet.
a vertical partition corresponding to the wall of a room, extending either athwartships or fore and aft. A steel partition in a ship. The verticial partitions that divide the hull into separate compartments.
small plate on top of bulwark, at stem of vessel to stiffen bulwark.
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