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Appendix II References Used to Develop the Traman Ch1 - Ch4
TAKE  IN-A  command  to  take  aboard  a  designated mooring  line  or  lines. THWARTS-The cross seats in a boat just below the gunwales. TIDE-Vertical rise and fall of the ocean level caused by the gravitational forces of the moon and sun. TILLER-The handle that turns the rudder on a boat. TRAIN IN AND SECURE-Put  away  all  equipment and cease the present exercise. TRUE BEARING-The direction of an object, relative to true instead of magnetic north. TRUE HEADING-The horizontal direction in which a ship is heading, relative to true north. TRICE-To haul up, as in tricing all bunks; meaning to raise all bunks and secure them in that position. UNLAY-To untwist and separate the strands of a rope. VEER-(1) To let out or to pay out a chain or line. (2) To slack off. VERY  WELL-A response sometimes given by a senior officer to a junior who has made a report to the officer.  (This  term  is  never  used  by  enlisted personnel.) VOID-An empty space below decks. WAKE-The water disturbed at the stern of a moving ship. WALK  BACK-The act of walking back slowly and carefully, usually used in connection with hoisting a boat by hand. WARDROOM-Where officers eat meals on board ship; serves also as a lounge. WATCH-A duty period, normally 4 hours long. WATERWAY -Gutter  under  lifelines  to  carry  off  deck water  through  the  scuppers. WEATHER  DECK-Any deck or portion of a deck exposed  to  the  elements. WILDCAT-The drum part of an anchor windlass that engages and moves the anchor chain WINDWARD-Movement toward the wind. WORD-News, information. AI-10

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