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BACK of the post to BALANCE of the mizen

BALANCE of the boom sail to BARK

BARNACLE to BEAMS

BEAMS to BED of a river

BED of a cannon to BIGHT

BILANDER to BLACK-STRAKES

BLADE to Trim the BOAT!

To bale the BOAT to BOLT-ROPE

BOMB to BOTTOM

BOTTOM to BOX-HAULING

BOXING to To BREAK-UP

BREAK-WATER to BRIDLES of the bowline

BRIG, or BRIGANTINE to Ship-BUILDING

Ship-BUILDING to BUNTINE

BUNTLINES to BUTTONS
BUNTLINES
BUOY
BUOY-ROPE
Slings of the Buoy
To stream the Buoy
BURTHEN, or BURDEN
BURTON
BUSS
BUTT
BUTTOCK
BUTTONS


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To stream the Buoy

To stream the Buoy, is to let it fall from the ship's tide into the water, which is always done before they let go the anchor, that it may not be retarded by the buoy-rope as it sinks to the bottom.


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