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



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GUNWALE BAR

The angle connecting the deck plating to the shell plating or to the inside of the frames. The strength deck stringer bar is usually called the gunwale bar

STRINGER BAR

The angle connecting the deck plating to the shell plating or to the inside of the frames. The strength deck stringer bar is usually called the gunwale bar

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

BULWARK

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

CANT BEAM

Beams supporting the deck plating in the overhanging portion of the stern.

CHOCK

A heavy smooth-surfaced fitting usually located near the edge of the weather deck through which wire ropes or fiber hawsers may be led, usually to piers

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.

GUNWALE

The upper edge of the hull. The top timber on the rail round the outer edge of the deck.

INTACT STABILITY

Reference from the USL code to the stability information applicable to vessels before the deck edge is immersed. The buoyant volume below the waterline.

WASHBOARDS

Additional planking at edge of deck to increase the virtual freeboard.

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