Glossary

Using reference material, this glossary has been designed to provide you with a basic explanation or definition of each of the terms provided.  This glossary will be constantly updated so please contact us, if you would like us to comment of any of the terminology used.

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ventilator
usually fitted with cowl tops for the purpose of ventilating the lower regions of a vessel without allowing the inflow of water
Source: Maritime Curators Group: Manual of Curatorship
victualler
vessel used to carry supplies to warships
Source: National Monuments Record: Maritime Craft Type Thesaurus

thole pin:

a single pin or one of a pair rising vertically from the sheer and acting in a variety of ways to provide a fulcrum for the oar