- The mast of a sailing vessel
is a tall spar, or arrangement
of spars, erected
more or less vertically
on the centre-line of a ship or boat. Its purposes...
- mainmast, both noticeably taller
than the single
with their sloped
lateen-rig yards, and below those
- feet. She carried
a square-rigged fore and mainmast
and a lateen-rigged mizzenmast
. Although there
are no existing
records, she likely
had a high sterncastle...
- "forward". The corresponding preposition
is "abaft". For example, the mizzenmast
the mainmast. Its antonym
is "before" or, in a more clumsy
aftcastle) is the stern structure behind
on large sailing
ships, such as carracks, caravels...
- are: Foremast, which
is the second tallest
mast Mainmast, the tallest Mizzenmast
, the third tallest
may not be present
but will be fourth...
- very one-sided. Guerriere
had lost her mizzenmast
, mainyard, and many of her gun crews. With Guerriere's mizzenmast
in the water
the ship was hard to manoeuvre...
- and round
took out Guerriere's mizzenmast
. Guerriere's maneuverability decreased
with her mizzenmast dragging
in the water, and she collided...
- 133-foot (41 m) foremast, a 139-foot (42 m) mainmast, and a 118-foot (36 m) mizzenmast
. The top aerial
on the foremast
and the top 20 feet (6.1 m) of the mainmast...
- the following
high tides. John the Painter
in 1777 from the mizzenmast
of HMS Arethusa
dockyards, the highest temporary