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A stack of wood measuring 16 cubic feet (approximately 0.45307 cubic meter).

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FARDAGE

A wood placed in bottom of ship to keep cargo dry

BRIGHTWORK

An exposed varnished wood or polished metal on a boat.

RABBET

A groove cut in wood to form part of a joint.

LEEBOARD

Wood or metal planes attached to hull to prevent leeway

RIGGING CHOCK

A thick block of wood fixed outside the rails to take the chain plates for the shrouds

PALLET

A flat tray, generally made of wood but occasionally of steel, on which goods particularly those in boxes, cartons or bags, can be stacked. Its purpose is to facilitate the movement of such goods, mainly by the use of forklift trucks.

NEO-BULK CARGO

Uniformly packaged goods, such as wood pulp bales, which stow as solidly as bulk, but are handled as general cargoes.

CALK

To fill seams in a wood deck with oakum or hammer the adjoining edges of metal together to stop leaks.

CARGO BATTENS

Strips of wood fitted inside the frames to keep cargo away from hull steelwork. Also called sparring

CAULK

To fill seams in a wood deck with oakum or hammer the adjoining edges of metal together to stop leaks.
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