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DAM to DEAD-WORK

DECKS to DEPTH of a sail

DETACHMENT of a fleet or squadro to DOCK-YARDS
DETACHMENT of a fleet or squadro
DIFFERENCE of latitude
DINNAGE
DISABLED
To DISCHARGE
DISMASTED
DIVISION
DOCK
DOCKING
DOCK-YARDS

DOG to DOWN-HAUL-TACKLE

To DOWSE to DRIVING

DROP to DUNNAGE


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DETACHMENT of a fleet or squadro to DOCK-YARDS

DETACHMENT of a fleet or squadro

DETACHMENT of a fleet or squadron, a certain number of ships chosen by an admiral or commodore from the rest of the fleet, charged to execute some particular service.


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