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Definition of Aftmost

Aftmost
Aftmost Aft"most, a. (Naut.) Nearest the stern.

Meaning of Aftmost from wikipedia

- having the fore- and mainmasts rigged square and only the mizzen (the aftmost mast) rigged fore and aft. Sometimes, the mizzen is only partly fore-and-aft...
- the spanker is a gaff-rigged fore-and-aft sail set from and aft of the aftmost mast. Wilson, Charles (1843). The art of sail-making. London: Dennett....
- the main mizzen. Jigger-mast: typically, where it is the shortest, the aftmost mast on vessels with more than three masts. Sections: jigger-mast lower—jigger...
- shows details specific to fireships, notably the exit door between the two aftmost gunports; the chain securing an escape boat; an aperture below exit door...
- athwart and below the bowsprit. One or two spankers are carried aft of the aftmost mast, if two they are called the upper spanker and lower spanker. A fore-and-aft...
- (motorized), a railway car mostly used for maintenance Jiggermast, the aftmost mast of a four-masted sailing ship "Jigger", a work by Li Cheng (painter)...
- four single mounts. She also mounted fourteen 20 mm Oerlikons. Her two aftmost 4-inch mountings were removed, and the remainder ****ed with Remote Power...
- gaff-rigged sail on the aftmost mast of a square-rigged vessel and the main fore-and-aft sail (spanker sail) on the aftmost mast of a (partially) fore-and-aft...
- two or more square-rigged masts and headsails with fore-and-aft rigged aftmost mast Barquentine: one square-rigged mast (fore) and two fore-and-aft rigged...
- deck-stepped mast may be supported by a column below the deck. Mizzen: the aftmost mast and sail in a yawl or ketch, or in a vessel with three or more masts...
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