Note: Heave a Pawl and Some Related Expressions

By John H. Harland, published May 1988

Abstract

An examination of the different commands given to achieve the weighing of an anchor from the early 17th century and in many languages.

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Filed under: Other (Early Modern) | Other (Nineteenth C) | Other (Eighteenth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Ship Handling & Seamanship

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