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Seamanship Notes. Year: Language: english. Author: Angus Ferguson. Genre: Handbook. Publisher: Seamanship International Ltd. Specialty Course Seamanship (AUXSEA); Student. Study Guide. 1. P_UBPOSE. This publication is intended for use as the student study guide for the Auxil-iary. This is definitely one of the oldest, if not the oldest, publication available here. A pure classics published in and a treasure for the collectors of the old.

Seamanship Notes provides a comprehensive and usable text that the key elements of the seamanship syllabus for deck officiers in a clear manner. The book is split into three sections that cover navigation, response to emergencies and shipboard operations. Studying for any certificate of competency can be a daunting task, not made easier by the need to plough through weighty textbooks and legislative publications. This book, written by Angus Ferguson, Curriculum Head - Faculty of Nautical Studies at City of Glasgow College is a comprehensive, publication that summarises the key elements of the seamanship syllabus. Response to emergencies. Shipboard operations. ISPS code and its requirements. The book also contains annexes of key legislation from the MCA. Windows eBooks: To access the eBook, you need to install our free Windows eBook Reader. The application can be downloaded from: Remote Desktop Services Terminal Services and virtual environments are not supported. See more details.

Through these ports are led the bridles of tow-lines or warps. A light structure extending across the ship above the spar-deck, to afford the officer of the deck or lookout a place for observation. Shutters used in closing hawse-pipes hawse-bucklers , or filling the circular opening of half-ports when there is no gun in the port port- bucklers. Partitions that divide off different parts of the ship.

The sides of the ship above the upper deck. A projection of wood or iron from the bow or quarter, to give proper angle for the lead of the fore-tack or main-brace. The quarters of the commanding officer of a ship. On the gun-deck of a ship with flush spar-deck, or under the poop poop-cabin of a single-decked vessel or one having a poop in addition to a covered gun-deck.

In the latter case the gun-deck cabin is usually occupied by a flag officer. Formerly platforms on which the ship's cables were coiled. At present understood to mean light platforms in the wings where spare rigging is stowed. Frames, forward and aft, which are not at right angles to the central fore and aft line of the vessel. A joint fitted over the heads of masts to support the next higher mast, which passes through a hole in the cap.

A stout upright which supports the forward edge of the lower cap. A barrel of wood or metal that revolves horizontally on a spindle; is used with capstan-bars or moved round by steam to raise heavy weights, weigh anchor, etc.

Carlings Short timbers running fore and aft, connecting the beams. An iron or wooden projection from the ship's bow to raise the anchor clear of the water. Filling the seams of a ship with oakum or cotton. A large wooden cleat used for belaying. Portions of the inside planking of a ship. Chains see Channels. Chain chests. Lockers in the channels for the storage of wash-deck gear. Receptacles for the chain cables of the ship, usually forward of the main-mast in the main-hold.

Iron linings of the holes through which the cables are led in passing from one deck to another. Iron plates for securing lower dead-eyes to ship's side.

Ledges of plank projecting from the side to give additional spread to the lower shrouds. Pieces of timber bolted in the top-sides, with sheaves for fore and main sheets, after guys.

Those for the fore and main sheets are known also as fore and main sheet "chocks.

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Pieces of wood with projecting arms, used for belaying ropes. A raised boundary to hatchways, to keep water from getting down, etc. A space below the after hatchway under the berth-deck; usually the forward end of the after passage.

In its simplest form, an iron lever fitted below each chain-pipe, the chain is controlled when running out by being, jammed between the compressor arm and edge of the chain-pipe. The rounding of the stern over the run. Thwartship timbers supported by the bibbs and trestle-trees to sustain the frame of the top constitute the lower cross-trees.

Top-mast cross-trees resting on the top-mast trestle-trees, extend the top-gallant shrouds. The forward part of a ship's prow, forming the forward edge of the stem. A knee which is inclined diagonally, usually to clear a port. Cranes projecting from the ship's side to hoist boats, etc. A round flattish wooden block encircled by an iron "strap" and pierced with holes to receive a laniard by means of which rigging and stays are set up taut.

Timber built up on top of the keel to give solid wood for supporting the heels of cant frames. The different platforms of ships. The ship's pharmacy, usually placed on starboard side of berth-deck forward of warrant officers' rooms, may also be in or near sick-bay.

A small spar projecting downward from below the bowsprit to extend certain rigging of the head-booms and keep the latter in place. A projecting bolt of which the head is fashioned into an eye, used for hooking tackles, etc.

A bar of iron or wood which passes through a fid-hole in the heel of a mast and rests on the trestle-trees on either side. Rails placed around each mast, fitted with belaying-pins to belay ropes. A movable piece of timber or iron projection, used to raise the fluke of an anchor and place it on the bill-board. Pieces of wood or iron used in effecting temporary repairs with injured masts, yards, etc. Timbers of the frames which lie directly across the keel.

Fore and Aft. Lying in the direction of the ship's length. The upper-deck of a man-of-war forward of the after part of the fore-channels. The forward end. The forward part of the hold, usually extending from abaft the fore-passage to about midway between fore and main masts.

A passageway below the berth-deck leading to the general store-room and with entrances on either side to various special store rooms, sail-room, etc. The narrow part of a vessel's hold close to the bow and under the lowest deck, often accessible only from the general store-room.

An iron band at a mast-head around which the rigging fits. Iron plates to which the deadeyes of the topmast rigging and futtock-shrouds are secured. Timbers of the frame between the floors and top-timbers. The lashing or iron strap by which the bowsprit is secured to the stem. The spar-deck on each side of the booms between the quarter-deck and forecastle.

Also an open space through the bulwarks as a passageway in and out of the ship. General Store-room. Is situated below the berth-deck and at the forward end. A bent piece of iron used to connect a boom to a mast by entering an eye-bolt or clamp, and capable of movement at the curve. An open latticed covering for hatches, etc.

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A piece bolted on forward of the stem, forming the lower end of the cut water. Gun-deck A covered deck of a man-of-war carrying the whole or a portion of her battery. When the guns are carried on the upper-deck, its name as spar-deck remains unchanged. Obsolete expression for the quarters of the commissioned officers. The covering-piece of the heads of the timbers in a small vessel, or boat. That part of the gun-deck between the main and mizzen masts on each side.

Trough-shaped receptacles along the rail on either side, in which the hammocks are stowed. A net-work of ropes was formerly used for this purpose, hence the term; other nettings will be described, as used. Knee placed vertically under a deck-beam. An opening in a deck, forming a passage from one deck to another, and into the holds. A plate used for closing the opening of the hawse-hole. Holes in the bows of the ship through which pass the cables. Iron lining of the hawse-holes to take the chafe of the cables.

Plugs which fill the hawse-pipes to prevent the entrance of water when the cables are unbent. Usually made of canvas and stuffed, then termed "jackasses.

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Boards placed at the forward and after ends of the hammock-nettings. Strictly, the bar by means of which the rudder is moved from side to side. Usually understood to mean the rudder, tiller, and wheel, or the whole of the steering arrangement. The interior part of ship in which the stores or cargo, etc. In a man-of-war if there are two holds the forward one is called the fore-hold and the after one, whatever its position, the main hold.

A small raised platform abreast the mizzen-mast, for the use of the officer of the deck when the ship is not supplied with a bridge. A projection on a mast for the trestle-trees to rest upon. The main body of the ship. In the interior of the ship, as distinguished from outboard. A timber in the interior of the ship bolted on over the keel and floor timbers.

Strong uprights on each side of the upper part of the stem to strengthen the bow and support the bowsprit. Ledges Light beams, parallel to the deck-beams butting on the clamps and carlings. Frames in which are set the side-lights of a vessel when under way. Gutters on each side of the keelson to allow the water to pass into the pump-well.

Limber-boards, the covering of the limbers. An apparatus for the assistance of those who may fall overboard.

A drawer or chest that may be closed with a lock. Shot-locker, a compartment in the hold for storing shot; chain-locker, a similar compartment for the chain-cables. The store-room for the ship's powder, usually aft, under the wardroom, although many ships have two magazines, in which case one is forward and near the fore-passage.

A name given to the gun-deck of a vessel-of-war, and to the upper gun-deck of a two-decker.

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That portion of the hold which extends from a short distance forward of the main-mast to the break of the orlop-deck. Part of the deck divided off forward to prevent any water from running aft that may enter through the hawse-holes.

A plank running across the deck a short distance abaft the hawse-pipes, the after boundary of the manger. A canvas-covering fitted around the mast and over the wedges to prevent leakage around the mast.

Same as chain-pipe. Old rope picked to pieces, like hemp, used in caulking. Usually a half-deck extending aft from the main-hold, a distance depending greatly upon the shape of the after body.

On the outside of the ship, in contradistinction to inboard. The framing around a mast-hole, to take the direct strain of the mast and mast-wedges. An iron arm on a capstan to keep it from recoiling. A railing on each side of the ship abreast of the masts, fitted with belaying pins for securing ropes. To pay a seam is to pour hot pitch and tar into it after it has been caulked. A deck raised above the after part of the spar-deck, reaching forward to the mizzen-mast.

An opening cut in the side of the ship through which a gun may be discharged. The left side of a ship looking forward, as distinguished from starboard. The part of the bilge upon which the suction of the pump acts directly. Usually that part of the spar-deck which extends from the stern to the main-mast. Projections from the quarters of a vessel. The inclination of a mast, etc.

The bitts around which the ship's cables are taken. Eye-bolts having a ring through the eye of the bolt.

The instrument by which a ship is steered. The narrowing of the after part of the ship. Storage-room for spare sails, hammocks, and sail-maker's stores. In modern ships usually opens into the after-passage; some vessels have forward sail-rooms in fore-passage. A heavy timber forward of the riding-bitts which serves to strengthen the latter.

Storage-room for explosive projectiles; when but one on board, is usually under the orlop near the after-hatch. A post or timber used as a temporary support. Therefore, we have all shipments addressed to this company name. But it also serves a double purpose, as it attracts less attention to the package during shipping.

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