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A seaman who works on the deck of a ship and remains in the wheelhouse attending to the orders of the duty officers during navigation and manoeuvring.



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MAIN DECK

The continuous deck of a ship running from fore to aft. The freeboard is measured from this deck.

RAZEE

  1. A sailing ship that has been cut down to reduce the number of decks.
  2. To cut down a sailing ship to reduce the number of decks.

CHIEF MATE

The officer in the deck department next in rank to the master; second in command of a ship. He is next to the master, most especially in the navigation and as far as the deck department is concerned. The chief mate assumes the position of the Master in his absence.

TOUCH AND GO

  1. The bottom of the ship touching the bottom, but not grounding.
  2. Stopping at a dock or pier for a very short time without tying up, to let off or take on crew or goods.
  3. Practice of aircraft on aircraft carriers touching the carrier deck and taking off again without dropping hooks.

PILOT HOUSE

The enclosed space on the navigating bridge from which a ship is controlled when under way. See bridge

DECK HOUSE

Small superstructure on the top deck which contains the steering wheel and other navigational instruments.

DECK

A platform in a ship corresponding to a floor in a building

MOLDED_DEPTH

The vertical distance from the molded baseline to the top of the freeboard deck beam at side, measured at midlength of the ship

ORLOP

The lowest deck in a ship having four or more decks

WAIST

The central deck of a ship between the forecastle and the quarterdeck

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