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An appliance lowered over the side of a vessel to prevent chafing when lying alongside another vessel, or a wharf or pier, or to take the shock of a bump when going alongside. Fenders come in many shapes and sizes, and are nowadays generally air filled and made of rubber or synthetic moulding.

Subjects: Maritime History.

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