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The name for what was called, in the early days of shipbuilding, shelf-pieces, the fore-and-aft members of the structure of a ship's hull. There are deck stringers to give added strength to each deck in a ship, bilge stringers, and hold stringers, each designed to strengthen the frames in these particular localities by holding them firm in the fore-and-aft line.

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