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In shipbuilding the long flexible lengths of fir fixed temporarily to the outsides of the ribs of a wooden vessel and to the stem and sternpost to hold the timbers together in frame, until the deck beams and stringers are fitted. The term ribband carvel is used for a form of construction of lightweight wooden vessels, such as yachts used for racing on lakes or rivers.

Subjects: Maritime History.


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