- 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...
Masts: 3 Foremast: 2 square-rigged Mainmast: 2 square-rigged Mizzenmast
: 1 lateen-rigged Other
Tons burthen: 550...
- is forward. The corresponding preposition
is abaft. For example, the mizzenmast
the mainmast. Its antonym
or, in a more clumsy
- mainmast, both noticeably taller
than the single
with their sloped
lateen-rig yards, and below those
- (or sterncastle, sometimes
aftcastle) is the stern structure behind
on large sailing
ships, such as carracks, caravels...
the turn of the 18th century, but were not usually flown
on the mizzenmast until
the end of that century. It gave its name to a Dutch
term for a...
- 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...
- are: Foremast, which
is the second tallest
mast Mainmast, the tallest Mizzenmast
, the third tallest
may not be present
but will be fourth...
- the following
high tides. John the Painter
in 1777 from the mizzenmast
of HMS Arethusa
dockyards, the highest temporary
- spare topmast
The main boom of a brig Replacing
with the mizzenmast
(mentioned in W. Brady's The Kedge Anchor
(1852)) The bowsprit