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Extra Credit P 46 Square rigged-The sails were in the shape of a square Masts-The pole usually graphite that holds up the sails Yachting-Recreational sailing Cargo-What a ship hauls Second Mate- The officer on a merchant ship next in the line of command after the first mate usually the third-highest-ranking officer on board Skipper- Somebody in charge of a ship or boat Clipper-A mid-19th-century tall ship with a sharp bow designed for fast speeds Third Officer- The officer on a merchant ship next in the line of command after the second mate usually the fourth-highest-ranking officer on board P 47 Deck-A level surface that runs from one side of a ship to the other and along all or part of its length forming a floor Windlass-A device that uses a rope or cable wound around a revolving drum to pull and lift things especially the mechanism on a ship to raise and lower the anchor Stern- The rear part of a vessel Ballast- Heavy material carried in the hold of a ship especially one that has no cargo or in the gondola of a balloon to give the craft increased stability Galley- A kitchen on a boat ship train or aircraft P 48 Gale- A storm Flying Light- A term used when a ship is without its cargo Bulwarks- The sides of a ship projecting above the deck Lee bow- The side of a ship away from the source of the wind in the front section Right her- Bring the ship to either irons or bring a ship straight up and down Windward- Facing the wind or on the side of something especially a boat that is facing the wind Tug- A boat that is used to pull in other ships to the harbor Steward- somebody who attends to the passengers on an aircraft or ship or handles food provisions and dining arrangements on a ship P 49 Dock Gates- Gates at the end
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