Definition Verb To board a vessel, particularly at the onset of a voyage or cruise. Origin 16th century. From French, embarquer, and back to Latin,
Quick Battle #3 – Parameters Starting Separation: 20 nm. Adversary EMCON State: Sonars passive Local Time: Night (0000) Engagement takes place in: Deep, cold water
Definition Noun The period of time after a ship’s sailing where the crew was working off roughly a month of advanced wages. Origin Probably earlier
Visual Changes As many of my followers no doubt noticed, I’ve been fiddling with the overall look of the blog for the past year. I
Note: Joshua Slocum’s circumnavigation aboard the Spray definitely deserves an entire post of its own, so this post will be focused on the memoir itself.
Definition Noun A map of the water. Origin 14th century. From French, charte, and Greek, khartes. Meaning map. Could also be of Egyptian origin. Comments