"A block used in ships, having an opening in one side to receive the bight of a rope, chiefly used for heavy purchases, where a warp or hawser is brought to the capstan." — Williams, 1889

Snatch-block

"A block used in ships, having an opening in one side to receive the bight of a rope, chiefly used for…

"A becket fitted round a boat's mast with an eye to hold the lower end of the sprit which is used to extend the sail. a, sprit with the lower end in the snotter, b." —Whitney, 1889

Snotter

"A becket fitted round a boat's mast with an eye to hold the lower end of the sprit which is used to…

A sounding machine on a cable steamer.

Sounding Machine

A sounding machine on a cable steamer.

The Great Seal of the State of South Dakota, 1889. The seal shows hills, a river and a boat, a farmer, a mine, and cattle. The state motto is above and reads "Under God the People Rule."

Seal of South Dakota

The Great Seal of the State of South Dakota, 1889. The seal shows hills, a river and a boat, a farmer,…

A Spanish caravel. The vessels furnished by Isabella were only <em>caravels</em>, light coasting ships, without decks, and furnished with cars like the ancient gallys.

spanish caravel

A Spanish caravel. The vessels furnished by Isabella were only caravels, light coasting ships,…

A frame with a spinning wheel in the foregroud. A ship can be seen on the left and a church steeple on the right.

Spinning Wheel

A frame with a spinning wheel in the foregroud. A ship can be seen on the left and a church steeple…

A steamboat constructed by Robert Fulton, which made the passage from New York to Albany in thirty six hours.

Steamboat

A steamboat constructed by Robert Fulton, which made the passage from New York to Albany in thirty six…

Outlines of boats (sailboat, ship, yacht) made from tangram pieces. Tangrams, invented by the Chinese, are used to develop geometric thinking and spatial sense. 7 figures consisting of triangles, squares, and parallelograms are used to construct the given shapes.

Boats Outline Tangram Card

Outlines of boats (sailboat, ship, yacht) made from tangram pieces. Tangrams, invented by the Chinese,…

Solutions for outlines of boats (sailboat, ship, yacht) made from tangram pieces. Tangrams, invented by the Chinese, are used to develop geometric thinking and spatial sense. 7 figures consisting of triangles, squares, and parallelograms are used to construct the given shapes.

Boats Outline Solution Tangram Card

Solutions for outlines of boats (sailboat, ship, yacht) made from tangram pieces. Tangrams, invented…

Silhouette outlines of boats (sailboat, ship, yacht) made from tangram pieces. Tangrams, invented by the Chinese, are used to develop geometric thinking and spatial sense. 7 figures consisting of triangles, squares, and parallelograms are used to construct the given shapes.

Boats Silhouette Tangram Card

Silhouette outlines of boats (sailboat, ship, yacht) made from tangram pieces. Tangrams, invented by…

Solutions for silhouette outlines of boats (sailboat, ship, yacht) made from tangram pieces. Tangrams, invented by the Chinese, are used to develop geometric thinking and spatial sense. 7 figures consisting of triangles, squares, and parallelograms are used to construct the given shapes.

Boats Silhouette Solution Tangram Card

Solutions for silhouette outlines of boats (sailboat, ship, yacht) made from tangram pieces. Tangrams,…

Throwing the tea overboard.

Tea

Throwing the tea overboard.

William Tell saves Leuthold from the tyrant.

William Tell

William Tell saves Leuthold from the tyrant.

The Great Seal of the State of Tennessee. The seal shows images such as wheat and a plow to represent agriculture and a boat to symbolize commerce.

Seal of Tennessee

The Great Seal of the State of Tennessee. The seal shows images such as wheat and a plow to represent…

Turner painted this watercolor in 1824. It can now be found in the Tate Gallery in England.

Totnes on the Dart

Turner painted this watercolor in 1824. It can now be found in the Tate Gallery in England.

An illustration of a small town with a boat tied up to a dock.

Town

An illustration of a small town with a boat tied up to a dock.

An illustration of a three triangles created with boats and a lighthouse. This is an example illustration used to fine the height of an object situated about the plane of observation, and its height above the plane.

Triangle with Lighthouse

An illustration of a three triangles created with boats and a lighthouse. This is an example illustration…

An ancient ship used by Greeks and Romans. The ship has three rows of oars on each side, with a man operating each oar.

An Athenian Trireme

An ancient ship used by Greeks and Romans. The ship has three rows of oars on each side, with a man…

A powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships

Small Tugboat

A powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships

A distinguished party aboard.

USS Despatch

A distinguished party aboard.

The Valley Farm. (Willy Lott's House.), a painting by John Constable.

The Valley Farm. (Willy Lott's House.)

The Valley Farm. (Willy Lott's House.), a painting by John Constable.

The sinking Varuna, a Union ship.

The Last Broadside of the Varuna

The sinking Varuna, a Union ship.

A tracked vehicle is a vehicle that runs on continuous tracks instead of wheels. The principal design advantages of tracked over wheeled vehicles are that they are in contact with a larger surface area than would generally be the case with a wheeled vehicle, and as a result exert a much lower force per unit area on the ground being traversed than a conventional wheeled vehicle of the same weight.

Traction Vehicle

A tracked vehicle is a vehicle that runs on continuous tracks instead of wheels. The principal design…

A canal in Venice, Italy.

A Canal in Venice

A canal in Venice, Italy.

The state barge of Venice, which was used in the ceremony of "Wedding the Adriatic."&mdash;Myers, 1905

State Barge of Venice

The state barge of Venice, which was used in the ceremony of "Wedding the Adriatic."—Myers, 1905

American steamship being chased by Spanish man-of-war.

The Spanish Man-of-War Tornado Chasing the American Steamer "Virginius"

American steamship being chased by Spanish man-of-war.

An illustration depicting the arrival of the Walloon settlers on Long Island.

Landing of the Walloons

An illustration depicting the arrival of the Walloon settlers on Long Island.

"The World's Fair at Chicago. Central portion of MacMonnies Fountain- effect of electric light."—E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

World's Fair

"The World's Fair at Chicago. Central portion of MacMonnies Fountain- effect of electric light."—E.…

A yawl, which is a two mast sailing craft.

Yawl

A yawl, which is a two mast sailing craft.