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  • 121John James Joass — (1868 10 May 1952) was an Scottish architect, born in Dingwall , Scotland. His father William Cumming Joass was an established architect in that town. The son was given basic training with his father, and then in 1885 articled with John Burnet… …

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  • 122Ketch (disambiguation) — A ketch is a sailing craft with two masts.Ketch may also refer to:* Daniel Ketch, a Marvel Comics character * Jack Ketch (died 1686), English executioneree also* Catch …

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  • 123Essex — /es iks/, n. 1. 2nd Earl of. See Devereux, Robert. 2. a county in SE England. 1,410,900; 1418 sq. mi. (3670 sq. km). 3. a town in N Maryland, near Baltimore. 39,614. 4. a town in W Vermont. 14,392. * * * I Administrative (pop., 2001: 1,310,922),… …

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  • 124Madura — /meuh door euh/ for 1; /maj euhr euh/ for 2, n. 1. Dutch, Madoera. an island in Indonesia, off the NE coast of Java. 76,100,000 with Java; 2112 sq. mi. (5470 sq. km). 2. Also, Madurai /mad yoo ruy /. a city in S Tamil Nadu, in S India. 548,298. * …

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  • 125nice — nicely, adv. niceness, n. /nuys/, adj., nicer, nicest. 1. pleasing; agreeable; delightful: a nice visit. 2. amiably pleasant; kind: They are always nice to strangers. 3. characterized by, showing, or requiring great accuracy, precision, skill,… …

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  • 126Nice — /nees/, n. a port in and the capital of Alpes Maritimes, in SE France, on the Mediterranean: resort. 346,620. * * * ancient Niceaea City (pop., 1999: city, 342,738; metro. area, 888,784) southeastern France. It is located on the Côte d Azur of… …

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  • 127Zonguldak — ▪ Turkey       city, capital of Zonguldak il (province), northwestern Turkey, on the Black Sea coast. The well equipped port is the main outlet for coal extracted from the basin between Zonguldak and Ereğli. The city s development and rapid rise… …

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  • 128carronade — noun /ˌkɛrəˈneɪd/ a very short carriage gun used to fire a heavy shot for a limited range [They] viewed the vessel, which proved to be a very fine fast sailing craft, well found, with six brass carronades on each side …

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  • 129Martin Connolly — (October 1924 November 2006) was the Mayor of Galway from 1987–1988. Biography Connolly was born in the old Claddagh to Thomas Connolly (born in Boston) and Mary McDonagh of Spanish Parade. He was a member of the Sea Scouts, a personal friend of… …

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  • 130Nagore Durgha, Singapore — Coordinates: 1°16′53.1″N 103°50′52.2″E / 1.281417°N 103.847833°E / 1.281417; 103.847833 …

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  • 131Beaufort scale — A set of descriptive terms of wind strength, evolved according to the effect of wind upon sailing craft and sea disturbance. Captain Beaufort devised the scale in 1806. The scale is depicted in the illustration. (See page 102) …

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  • 132vessel — n. 1. Utensil (for holding anything). 2. Bottom, sailing craft. 3. Tube, duct, canal …

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  • 133bottom — I. n. 1. Lowest part, base, foot. 2. Foundation, basis, groundwork, base. 3. Dale, valley, meadow, alluvial land. 4. Ship, vessel, sailing craft. 5. Fundament, seat, buttocks. 6. Seat (of a chair). 7 …

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  • 134naval ship — Introduction       the chief instrument by which a nation extends its military power onto the seas. Warships protect the movement over water of military forces to coastal areas where they may be landed and used against enemy forces; warships… …

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  • 135International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea — The International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea 1972 (COLREGS) are published by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), and set out, inter alia, the rules of the road or navigation rules to be followed by ships and other… …

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  • 136Maritime history of California — History of California This article is part of a series Timeline …

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  • 137Sea Scouts (Scouting Ireland) — Infobox WorldScouting name =Sea Scouts (Gasógacht Mhara) image size = caption = type =section owner =Scouting Ireland age =11–17 headquarters = location = country =Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland coords = f date = defunct = founders =… …

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  • 138navigation — navigational, adj. /nav i gay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of navigating. 2. the art or science of plotting, ascertaining, or directing the course of a ship, aircraft, or guided missile. [1520 30; < L navigation (s. of navigatio) a voyage.&#8230; …

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  • 139ship — shipless, adj. shiplessly, adv. /ship/, n., v., shipped, shipping. n. 1. a vessel, esp. a large oceangoing one propelled by sails or engines. 2. Naut. a. a sailing vessel square rigged on all of three or more masts, having jibs, staysails, and a&#8230; …

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  • 140Multihull — and monohull ship layouts A multihull is a ship, vessel, craft or boat with more than one hull. Contents 1 Description …

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