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CABIN to To CALK, or CAULK

CALL to CANNON

CANNON to CANOE

CANOE to To rig the CAPSTERN

Surge the CAPSTERN to CARPENTER of a ship

CARTEL to CATS-PAW

CAULKING to CHANNEL

CHANNELS to CHEARLY

CHEEKS of the mast to CLINCH

CLINCHER-WORK to COASTING-PILOT

COAT to COLLIERS

COLOURS to COMPASS

COMPASSING to COVE
COMPASSING
COMPLEMENT
COMPTROLER of the navy
CONVOY
CORDAGE
CORPORAL of a ship of war
CORPOSANT
CORSAIR
COTT
COVE

COUNTER to CRAWL

CREEPER to CROW-FOOT

CROWNING to CUT-WATER


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CONVOY

CONVOY, (conserve, convoyer, Fr.) a fleet of merchant-ships bound on a voyage to some particular part or general rendezvous.

CONVOY also implies the ship or ships appointed to conduct and defend them on their passage thither.


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