A heavy smooth-surfaced fitting usually located near the edge of the weather deck through which wire ropes or
fiber hawsers may be led
An inclined or vertical trough or passage down which something may be slid or passed.
A wire rope termination similar to a padeye or ring.
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The power to direct or regulate sideways movement.
The axial member of a wire rope, about which the strands are laid It may consist of wire strand, wire rope, synthetic
or natural fiber or solid plastic
Moving sideways through the water
(See Paragraph 0-3.3.2)
The stem of a ship, the forwardmost portion of the bow, which cuts the water as the ship moves.
A tool set used to assemble and dissemble detachable links. Tools included in these sets fare hammers, punches,
lead pellets, spare taper pins and hairpins
A joining link or chain link used to connect chain to mooring, towing or beach gear equipment
Die lock chain
Chain formed by forging.
Dipped shackle, padeye
The placement of a shackle through a padeye or connection, as opposed to passing the mortise over the padeye.
The padeye is shaped to accept a shackle as described.
A pawl; a device applied to the winch drum to prevent rotation. See "On the dog"
Forces opposing direction of motion due to friction, profile and other components
A device used to slow rate of movement.
Relating to energy or physical force in motion, as opposed to static load, a force producing motion or change
Determination of the probability of a remote, yet possible, occurrence taking place. Used in ship motion dynamics.
A loop formed in the end of a rope by tucking the strand ends over and under the strands of the standing part of the