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The lower part of a transverse frame of a ship running each side of the keelson to the bilges. In the general run of shipbuilding, this part of the frame is usually approximately horizontal, so that the floor of a vessel, i.e. the lower section of its transverse frames, is a virtually horizontal platform extending to the ship's sides at the point where they begin to turn towards the vertical.

Subjects: Maritime History.


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