Definition Noun The toilet or “facilities” aboard a ship. The topmost or forward-most part of a vessel. The uppermost part/side of a sail (probably earlier
Caveat: I am NOT a naval/marine engineer or an archaeologist. These posts cover various eras in history, many of which I have very little knowledge
Definition Verb When a vessel heels completely over until it floats bottom-up. Origins From 13th century. Probably from the Spanish word capuzan, to sink. Comments
Venice: A New History by Thomas F. Madden Venice is a city that I would love to visit someday. However, before I get around to
Definition Noun A heavy, cable-laid line for anchoring or towing. In modern usage, a hawser is a mooring line. A vessel’s mooring ropes, chains, and
In a previous post, we examined the Type 93 torpedo and briefly discussed the role that it was expected to play in the decisive battle.