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H

I have a pilot on board.

See also: Signals.

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Handsomely

Carefully, slowly.


Hawespipe

Steel tube which passes the anchor chain.


Head

Very front of ship; the bow. The sanitary facilities were located at the head, hence the nautical nickname for toilets.


Helicopter Cruiser


Helicopter Support Ship


Helm

Mechanism for operating the rudder.


Hemaphrodite Brig


HMS

Her Majesty's Ship.


Hold

Area for carrying cargo.


Hopper Barge


Hospital Ship


Horizontal Stabilizer

An airfoil-shaped surface that's mounted above the rear of the hull.


Hull

The part of the boat that sits in the water.


Hydrofoil

Ski like protrusion that holds the front of a vesel out of the water when at speed. Aids economy, reduces drag.

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Hydroplane

A boat that at speed rises out of the water so that just its' screw is under water.


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