"Nautical-with ends pointing upward. Image: Man-of-war with Yards a-cockbill."-Whitney, 1902

A-cockbill

"Nautical-with ends pointing upward. Image: Man-of-war with Yards a-cockbill."-Whitney, 1902

"The stern of a ship, also the gunwale of a ship, the extremity of a ship's beak."-Whitney, 1902

Acrostolium

"The stern of a ship, also the gunwale of a ship, the extremity of a ship's beak."-Whitney, 1902

"The sinking of the <em>Alabama</em>."&mdash;E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

Alabama

"The sinking of the Alabama."—E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

Naval battle between an American ship and an Algerine corsair.

Capture of an Algerine Corsair

Naval battle between an American ship and an Algerine corsair.

The anchor used by the ancients was for the most part made of iron and its form... resembled that of the modern anchor." &mdash; Anthon, 1891

Anchor

The anchor used by the ancients was for the most part made of iron and its form... resembled that of…

"The bow or clevis, with two eyes and a screwbolt, or bolt and key, which is used for securing a cable to the ring of the anchor."-Whitney, 1902

Anchor Shackles

"The bow or clevis, with two eyes and a screwbolt, or bolt and key, which is used for securing a cable…

"The ornament rising above the stern of ancient ships."-Whitney, 1902

Aplustre

"The ornament rising above the stern of ancient ships."-Whitney, 1902

Greek <em>aplustria</em>, or stern ornament.

Aplustria

Greek aplustria, or stern ornament.

"At that time the only species of navigation known to the Greeks consisted of small boats or canoes hollowed out from trunks of trees, so that when Jason employed Argos to build him a vessel capable of containing fifty men, it was considered a gigantic undertaking." &mdash;Bulfinch, 1897

Building the Argo

"At that time the only species of navigation known to the Greeks consisted of small boats or canoes…

An Egyptian ark.

Ark

An Egyptian ark.

An Egyptian sacred ark.

Sacred ark

An Egyptian sacred ark.

"Athena (Minerva) superintending the building of the Argo." &mdash; Smith, 1882

Athena and Argo

"Athena (Minerva) superintending the building of the Argo." — Smith, 1882

"Sectional view of diving bell and barge, employed on the River Clyde. All the appliances are worked by steam, rendering manual labour unnecessary. A is the Bell, which is raised and lowered by means of the Chain and Steam Winch B. c c are Seats within the Bell; d d, Footboards. E, Air-pipe entering the Bell at f, the air being supplied by Air-pump G driven by the Engine H. J is a Steam Crane for raising or lowering material. K K, Steam Winches for working moorings and shifting position of the barge." -Hill, 1921

Barge with Diving Bell

"Sectional view of diving bell and barge, employed on the River Clyde. All the appliances are worked…

A three masted vessel, with the foremast square rigged, and the mainmast and mizzemast fore and aft rigged.

Barkantine

A three masted vessel, with the foremast square rigged, and the mainmast and mizzemast fore and aft…

Men rowing in a boat

Boat

Men rowing in a boat

Tangrams, invented by the Chinese, are used to develop geometric thinking and spatial sense. Seven figures consisting of triangles, squares, and parallelograms are used to construct the given shape. This tangram depicts a boat.

Boat

Tangrams, invented by the Chinese, are used to develop geometric thinking and spatial sense. Seven figures…

Tangrams, invented by the Chinese, are used to develop geometric thinking and spatial sense. Seven figures consisting of triangles, squares, and parallelograms are used to construct the given shape. This tangram depicts a boat.

Boat

Tangrams, invented by the Chinese, are used to develop geometric thinking and spatial sense. Seven figures…

Tangrams, invented by the Chinese, are used to develop geometric thinking and spatial sense. Seven figures consisting of triangles, squares, and parallelograms are used to construct the given shape. This tangram depicts a boat.

Boat

Tangrams, invented by the Chinese, are used to develop geometric thinking and spatial sense. Seven figures…

Tangrams, invented by the Chinese, are used to develop geometric thinking and spatial sense. Seven figures consisting of triangles, squares, and parallelograms are used to construct the given shape. This tangram depicts a boat.

Boat

Tangrams, invented by the Chinese, are used to develop geometric thinking and spatial sense. Seven figures…

An illustration of a human powered boat with three passengers.

Boat Under Bridge

An illustration of a human powered boat with three passengers.

A collapsible boat includes a skeleton and an impervious skin tensioned about the skeleton. The skeleton includes a plurality of longitudinal and transverse frame members forming stringers and former, the frame members being attached to the gunwale frame of the boat and the transverse members being turn able relative to the gunwale frame. The flexible skin is permanently attached to the gunwale frame and the longitudinal frame members are hinge connected to the gunwale frame at front and rear portions thereof. The longitudinal members are turn able relative to the gunwale frame in a direction transversely of the boat, and the longitudinal frame members along their horizontal portion each being provided with one or more hinge members turn able through an angle of 180&deg;.

Collapsible Boat

A collapsible boat includes a skeleton and an impervious skin tensioned about the skeleton. The skeleton…

A group of Greeks rowing a boat.

Greek boat

A group of Greeks rowing a boat.

"The masts were usually taken down when the vessel arrived in port, and raised again when it was about to depart." &mdash; Anthon, 1891

Greek boat

"The masts were usually taken down when the vessel arrived in port, and raised again when it was about…

A small boat with mortar.

A Mortar Boat

A small boat with mortar.

A steam ship that aids in daily transportation.

Steam Boat

A steam ship that aids in daily transportation.

An illustration of a man and woman walking in front of a rebel torpedo boat.

Torpedo Boat

An illustration of a man and woman walking in front of a rebel torpedo boat.

Also known as the crested savacou, the boat-bill gets its name from the shape of its beak, which resembles an upturned boat. It feeds on fish, crabs, and reptiles.

Boatbill

Also known as the crested savacou, the boat-bill gets its name from the shape of its beak, which resembles…

Adrian Block and his companions on Manhattan Island buidling a vessel.

Boatbuilding on Manhattan Island

Adrian Block and his companions on Manhattan Island buidling a vessel.

Brawl among Egyptian boatmen. Carving from the tomb of Ptah-hetep during the Pyramid age.

Egyptian Boatmen Fighting

Brawl among Egyptian boatmen. Carving from the tomb of Ptah-hetep during the Pyramid age.

"Two boats moored to the bank of the river by ropes and stakes. In the cabin of one, a man inflicts the bastinado on a boatman. He appears to be one of the stewards of an estate, and is accompanied by his dog. In the other boat is a cow, and a net containing hay or chopped straw." &mdash; Goodrich, 1844

Egyptian boats

"Two boats moored to the bank of the river by ropes and stakes. In the cabin of one, a man inflicts…

The Boston Tea Party, protesting the English tax on tea.

The Boston Tea Party

The Boston Tea Party, protesting the English tax on tea.

A boy playing with his toy ship.

Boy and Ship

A boy playing with his toy ship.

An illustration of two boys and a boat.

Two Boys and a Boat

An illustration of two boys and a boat.

A sailing vessel with two masts rigged like the foremast and mizzen-mast of a full-rigged ship.

Brig

A sailing vessel with two masts rigged like the foremast and mizzen-mast of a full-rigged ship.

"Brigantine: a square-rigged vessel with two masts and fore and aft mainsail." &mdash; Williams, 1889

Brig

"Brigantine: a square-rigged vessel with two masts and fore and aft mainsail." — Williams, 1889

"Fort Calhoun, on the ripraps, situated between Fortress Monroe and Sewell's Point, in Hampton Roads, Va."&mdash; Frank Leslie, 1896

Fort Calhoun

"Fort Calhoun, on the ripraps, situated between Fortress Monroe and Sewell's Point, in Hampton Roads,…

An illustration of a canoe.

Canoe

An illustration of a canoe.

A machine used for raising anchors on ships.

Capstan

A machine used for raising anchors on ships.

An illustration of two men carrying small row boats on their back.

Carrying Boat

An illustration of two men carrying small row boats on their back.

This image depicts a woman catching live sardines in San Sebastian, Spain.

Woman Catching Live Sardines

This image depicts a woman catching live sardines in San Sebastian, Spain.

Children in a boat playing with swans.

Children and Swans

Children in a boat playing with swans.

A Chinese trading ship.

Chinese Trading Ship

A Chinese trading ship.

A cleat with no rope around it.

Cleat

A cleat with no rope around it.

A cleat with rope tied around it.

Cleat

A cleat with rope tied around it.

Commodore Perry at the Battle of Lake Erie

Commodore Perry at the Battle of Lake Erie

Commodore Perry at the Battle of Lake Erie

Compass card, part of ship's compass.

Compass Card

Compass card, part of ship's compass.

Diagram of a ship's compass.

Compass, Ship's

Diagram of a ship's compass.

The Annual Excursion of the Congo Fishing Club.Chorus of members :&mdash; "Hey, there, in the stern! Trim the boat!"

Congo Fishing Club Annual Excursion 1

The Annual Excursion of the Congo Fishing Club. Chorus of members :— "Hey, there, in the stern!…

The Annual Excursion of the Congo Fishing Club.The thick-skinned member :&mdash; "Beg pardon, were you speaking to me?"

Congo Fishing Club Annual Excursion 2

The Annual Excursion of the Congo Fishing Club. The thick-skinned member :— "Beg pardon, were…

A crane in which the postis supported by fixed stays in the rear and the jib is pivoted like the boom of a derrick.

Derrick Crane

A crane in which the postis supported by fixed stays in the rear and the jib is pivoted like the boom…

A vessel rigged nearly like a sloop, with one mast and a straight running bowspirit, which may be run in upon deck.

Cutter

A vessel rigged nearly like a sloop, with one mast and a straight running bowspirit, which may be run…

A man in the grasp of a large cuttlefish on the sea-shore." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Cuttlefish and man

A man in the grasp of a large cuttlefish on the sea-shore." — Goodrich, 1859

An illustration of a deck hand falling down and spilling a pot.

Deck Hand Falling Down

An illustration of a deck hand falling down and spilling a pot.

Don Quixote and the enchanted bark.

Don Quixote

Don Quixote and the enchanted bark.

A small boat; especially a small flat bottomed boat used in sea fisheries, in which to go out from a larger vessel to catch fish.

Dory

A small boat; especially a small flat bottomed boat used in sea fisheries, in which to go out from a…

"Longitudinal section of hopper dredger, employed on the River Clyde. The vessel steams to place of working and is moored by the Steam Winches A A at bow and stern to buoys, the Bucket Ladder B is then lowered by steam power, and thereafter Buckets set in motion by gearing C C. The depth of water at which the Bucket Ladder dredges is regulated by the Hoisting Shears and Chain Barrel D D, driven by shafting E E from the Engines. The Buckets discharge the material by the shoot F into the Hopper G. The dredged material is discharged by the doors of the Hopper being opened by the Lifting Chains H H. These doors are hinged on to the side of Vessel, and suspended at centre by the Lifting Chains, which are connected to geared Crab Winches I I." -Hill, 1921

Hopper Dredger

"Longitudinal section of hopper dredger, employed on the River Clyde. The vessel steams to place of…

A poster with various facts and images of Egypt.

Egypt Poster

A poster with various facts and images of Egypt.

An illustration of an Egyptian royal boat from a sculptured tomb.

Egyptian Royal Boat

An illustration of an Egyptian royal boat from a sculptured tomb.

A drawing of the locks, used for raising and lowering boats, on the Erie Canal.

Locks on the Erie Canal

A drawing of the locks, used for raising and lowering boats, on the Erie Canal.

This sign is used to indicate that a ferry is located nearby.

Ferry, Black and White

This sign is used to indicate that a ferry is located nearby.