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Broad plaited bands of small rope, canvas, or Terylene webbing used to secure boats on deck when at sea and to hold a ship's boats steady against the davits. For boats normally stowed on deck the gripes are secured to ringbolts on the deck, passed over the boat, and set up on the other side by lanyards.

Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.


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