Definition of Dismastment. Meaning of Dismastment. Synonyms of Dismastment

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Definition of Dismastment

Dismastment
Dismastment Dis*mast"ment, n. The act of dismasting; the state of being dismasted. [R.] --Marshall.

Meaning of Dismastment from wikipedia

- Dismasting, also spelled demasting, occurs to a sailing ship when one or more of the masts responsible for hoisting the sails that propel the vessel breaks...
- British HMS Sandwich fires at the French flagship Bucentaure (completely dismasted) in the battle of Trafalgar. Bucentaure also fights HMS Victory (behind...
- "Incredible" struck on a sunken rock in the Bay of Bengal. 1865: a gale dismasted the Euterpe while traversing the Bay of Bengal typhoon. 1875: Veleda -...
- that brought the mainmast down shortly afterward. Guerriere was now a dismasted, unmanageable hulk with close to a third of her crew wounded or killed...
- August.[citation needed] Are Wiig was dismasted on 17 August 400 nautical miles off Cape Town. Abhilash Tomy was dismasted and injured on 22 September. Gregor...
- sailing yacht had lost its keel and capsized, the boat was upright but dismasted, its rig dragging in the ocean from the broken mast, making satellite...
- Stream is an 1899 oil painting by Winslow Homer. It shows a man in a small dismasted rudderless fishing boat struggling against the waves of the sea, and was...
- engaged by Aigle, Achille, Neptune, and Fougueux; she was soon completely dismasted, unable to manoeuvre and largely unable to fight, as her sails blinded...
- Towed by RNLB Ethel Mary Samurai II Sandettie, a UFO 34 which was rolled, dismasted and swamped. However, Sandettie's crew were able to jury rig emergency...
- than a metre of solid oak, from a distance of 90 m (300 ft), and could dismast even the largest ships at close range. Full cannon fired a 42-pound (19 kg)...