The strake by the gunwale.

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STRAKE

A continuous band of plates on side of a ship

JOGGLE

A slender triangular recess cut into the faying surface of a frame or steamed timber to fit over the land of clinker planking, or cut into the faying edge of a plank or rebate to avoid feather ends on a strake of planking. The feather end is cut off to produce a nib. The joggle and nib in this case is made wide enough to allow a caulking iron to enter the seam.

GARBOARD

The strake closest to the keel.

BULWARK

Fore-and-aft vertical plating immediately above the upper edge of the sheer strake

DECK STRINGER

The strake of deck plating that runs along the outboard edge of a deck

GARBOARD STRAKE

The strake of bottom shell plating adjacent to the keel plate.

STRINGER

A fore-and-aft girder running along the side of a ship at the shell and also to the outboard strake of plating on any deck

WATERWAY

1. Waterway, a navigable body of water. 2. A strake of timber laid against the frames or bulwark stanchions at the margin of a laid wooden deck, usually about twice the thickness of the deck planking.

DROP STRAKE

A discontinuous strake in the bow or stern sections. See stealer.

HOODING-END

The ends of a strake that fit into the stem or stern post.

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