sternpost

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English[edit]

1. Keel (light peach) 2. Skeg (dark purple) 3. Deadwood (spring green) 4. Stern post (forest green) 5. Filling chock (sapphire blue) 6. Filling transoms (pale yellow-green) 7. Wing transom (turquoise) 8. Helm port (orange-red) 9. Counter timbers (violet) 10. Margin (indigo) 11. Horn timber (mint green) 12. Stern timbers (apricot) 13. Side-counter timbers (yellow) 14. Quarter-timbers (sky blue) 15. Fashion timber (fuchsia) 16. Cant frames (royal blue) 17. Square body frames (uncolored)


Noun[edit]

sternpost (plural sternposts)

  1. (nautical) A timber or steel bar extending from the keel to the main deck at the stern of a vessel.

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References[edit]

  • FM 55-501 Marine Crewman’s Handbook