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A type of link that joins two chain ends.



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BUCKLER

A portable cover secured over the deck opening of the hawsepipes and the chain pipes to restrict the flow of water through the openings

CHAIN LOCKER

A compartment for the stowage of anchor chain

CHAIN PIPE

Pipe for passage of chain from windlass to chain locker

CHAIN STOPPER

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

FATHOM

A measure of length, equivalent to 6 linear feet, used for depths of water and lengths of anchor chain

HAWSE PIPE

Tube through which anchor chain is led overboard from the windlass on the deck

REACH

Length of chain sling

MOOR

To secure a vessel in a particular place by means of chains or ropes made fast to the shore, to anchors, or to anchored mooring buoys, or to ride with both anchors down

PARAFFINIC

A type of petroleum fluid derived from paraffinic crude oil and containing a high proportion of straight chain saturated hydrocarbons. Often susceptible to cold flow problems.

BITTER END

The inboard end of a ship's anchor chain that is secured in the chain locker

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