Dictionary of Nautical Words and Terms


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This book has been compiled to embody, in one volume, the words and terms that are, or have been, used by seamen in connection with their work. It deals with navigation, seamanship, rigging, meteorology, astronomy, naval architecture, average, ship economics, hydrography, cargo stowage, marine engineering, ice terminology, buoyage and other nautical matters. The number of entries is nearly 8000; as many of these entries bear more than one definition some - having as many as five - the total number of definitions given ...

Dictionary of Nautical Words and Terms 1996, Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd, Glasgow

ISBN-13: 9780851746180

4th Revised edition


Dictionary of Nautical Words & Terms 1987, Ferguson Brown & Son

ISBN-13: 9780851745367

3rd edition