Two strakes are made, each of which is twelve feet long and a foot and a half wide and deep.
The other man—the sea running high and as God disposeth—burst his head against the strakes and sank immediate.
An addition of .25 is also made to the factor of safety, when the strakes are not entirely under or over.
Only two strakes of the hull have been stove badly, an' we've got jest what's needed for new ones.
Or, in the watches, to hear the sea lashing along her strakes in never ending music!
Strakes worked between the gun-deck and the upper deck ports of large ships.
Strakes of thick stuff in the top-sides of three-decked ships, between the middle and upper deck-ports.
Strakes of plank running internally in a line with the decks, for the purpose of receiving the ends of the beams.
From it are Page 164made stringer-plates, chocks of the bowsprit, coamings of the hatchways, strakes and stanchions for the decks.
A number of strakes were found in Edmund's Swamp (figs. 2-5), on the route of the Forbes expedition in 1758.