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- In naval architecture, a taffrail is the handrail around the open deck area toward the stern of a ship or boat. The rear deck of a ship is often called...
- or taffrail logs, operating on physical principles in a manner similar to a car's odometer by towing a vane or rotor from the stern (or taffrail) by...
- up over the sternpost, extending upwards from the counter rail to the taffrail. The stern lies opposite the bow, the foremost part of a ship. Originally...
- Porthole Prow Quarter gallery Quarterdeck Rib Rudder Ship's wheel Skeg Stem Starboard Stern Sternpost Strake Taffrail Tiller Top Transom Whipstaff Winch...
- The taffrail log carried a serial number (3295 M / -) and the ship's agent, George Parkes was asked if that serial number matched the taffrail log carried...
- motion. A taffrail is the handrail around the open afterdeck or **** deck. On wooden sailing ships like man-of-war or East Indiaman the taffrail is usually...
- mastheads (if the vessel has more than one mast), and then down to the taffrail, on a ship in harbor as a sign of celebration of a national, local, or...
- Length: 304 ft (93 m) bowsprit to spanker 207 ft (63 m) billet head to taffrail 175 ft (53 m) at waterline Beam: 43 ft 6 in (13.26 m) Height: foremast:...
- hosepipe on him. Pull out the plug and wet him all over. Tie him to the taffrail when she's yardarm under Heave him by the leg in a runnin' bowline. S****e...
- "land". A loanword may have one part misanalysed to a false cognate: e.g. a taffrail is a type of rail, but the word comes from Dutch tafereel "carved panel"...
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