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mile

Boat; General boating

see nautical mile.

en echelon gun turrets

Boat; General boating

Forward and aft turrets on opposite sides of the ship.

ahead

Boat; General boating

Forward of the bow.

press gang

Boat; General boating

Formed body of personnel from a ship of the Royal Navy (either a ship seeking personnel for its own crew or from a 'press tender' seeking men for a number of ships) that would identify and force ...

white horses

Boat; General boating

Foam or spray on wave tops caused by stronger winds (usually above Force 4).

gooseneck

Boat; General boating

Fitting that attaches the boom to the mast, allowing it to move freely.

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