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Spreader fixed to the mast to anchor the shrouds.



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PIVOT ANCHOR

[DESENG] An anchor that permits a pipe to swivel around a fixed point.

TO ANCHOR

To use the anchor to secure a ship to the sea floor. If more than one anchor is used the ship is moored.

BALTIC MOOR

To anchor to leeward by twin lines to the one anchor placed abeam, hence holding the vessel off a light duty jetty.

HIGH-LIFT TRUCK

A forklift truck with a fixed or telescoping mast to permit high elevation of a load.

ANCHORED BULKHEAD

A bulkhead secured to anchor piles.

TO MOOR

To secure a vessel to land by tying to a pier, wharf or other land-based structure, or to anchor with two or more anchors.

GROSS TONNAGE

Gross tonnage includes a ships internal volume, excluding such spaces as the peak, double bottom, deep tanks used only for water ballast, bridge, forecastle, open-ended poop, certain light and air spaces, skylights, anchor and steering gear spaces, toilets, the wheelhouse, and certain passenger spaces

MAST

A tall vertical or raked structure, usually of circular section, located on the centerline of a ship and used to carry navigation lights, radio antennas and cargo booms

CHAIN STOPPER

A device used to secure the chain cable when riding at anchor, thereby relieving the strain on the windlass

VANE

A fixed or adjustable plate inserted in a gas or air stream used to change the direction of flow.

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