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The ripple that the vessel creates as it moves through the water.
To move the ship by other than sails.
Officers who do not hold official commissions. They are given "warrants" by the Captain or local Naval administration to define their authority. Examples are midshipmen and master's mates.
A ship designed for the purpose of war - usually heavily armed.
A jet of water used for maneuvering a boat.
A mechanical or electronic device that determines the depth of water in a tank.
An article about a self calibrating water tank gauge is on our gallery pages.
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The room atop the deck where the main control gear is located.
Wind direction changes counter-clockwise.
Wind direction changes clockwise.
Direction from which a wind is blowing.
Any aerodynamic shape, surface, or device that generates lift; commonly applied to the horizontal stabilizer