Board, bearing instructions, that comes to a wrecked ship with a life-saving rocket line.

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Book in which is kept a reckoning of items of cargo received or discharged from a hatch or vessel.

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A metal fitting on the mast that the stays attached to the mast; a fitting on the mast for securing rigging.

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A ship designed to carry various types of liquid cargo, from oil and gasoline to molasses, water, and vegetable oil.

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A water heater that heats water before it is directly distributed for end use as required; a demand water heater.

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Are of two kinds: First, those built in permanently and part of the ship's structure, used for the reception of water ballast, fuel, oil, or liquid cargo; second, those constructed specially and removable if necessary. These vary greatly in size and shape ...

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Trans Alaska Pipeline Service

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Tar

(1) Old nickname for a sailor, who would treat his canvas coats and hats with tar as a protection against the weather. (2) The distilled residue of gum extracted from pine trees, used for preserving many things.

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In railcar or container shipments, the weight of the empty railcar or empty container.

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A publication setting forth the charges, rates and rules of transportation companies.

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imposes a 50-percent tariff on maintenance and repair work done on U.S.-flag vessels in foreign shipyards. Also, U.S.-flag vessels must either be built in the United States or have been a U.S.-flag vessel for at least 3 years to be eligible to carry prefe ...

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Surface discoloration of a metal caused by formation of a thin film of corrosion product.

Heavy canvas used as a covering.

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Any light source designed specifically to direct light a task or work performed by a person or machine.

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Stretched tight with no slack.

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With no slack; strict as to discipline.

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TAX

Storage Tanks Tax

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TB

Tank Barge.

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TBN

To be named or to be nominated. To Be Named. Brokerage and chartering, replaces the name of the ship when it is still unknown.

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TBS

To Be Scrapped

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