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Mainmast

Centremost, and generally highest, mast.


Main-

Prefix referring a component of the mainmast... maintop, main-chains, main back-stay, etc.


Maintenance Ship


Mast

The central support for the sail or lifting gear


Master

Commissioned officer charged with physically sailing the ship.


Master Form

The basic form of the master form bow:

See also: Bow.


Master's Mates

Warrant officers assisting the master.


Masts

Vertical spars that carry the yards. From the bow, they are the Foremast, Mainmast, and Mizzenmast. Each was composed of a lower mast, a topmast, and a t'gallant mast.


Mess

Men grouped for feeding purposes. The "Officer's Mess" was the wardroom. Groups of eight or so seamen were grouped as a "mess", and one designated the "mess cook". At mealtimes, the mess cook would fetch the food for his mess.


Midshipman

The lowest rank of officer aboard ship. Service as midshipman for a number of years was required before applying for a commission.


Minehunter


Minelayer


Minesweeper


Mizzen

Prefix referring a component of the mizzen-mast... mizzen-chains, mizzen backstay, etc.


Mizzen-mast

Aftmost mast, often the smallest of the three. (Third mast from the bow.)


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