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1 A short wooden bar which was thrust into one of the holes of a windlass or capstan and used to veer a rope or to secure the anchor cable if there was very little strain on it.

2 A preventer pin through the head of the rudder to secure it against loss.

3 A metal pin placed in the bitt cross-piece to prevent the cable falling off.

Subjects: Maritime History.


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