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large heavy rope for nautical use

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So far so good, but it next occurred to my recollection that a taut hawser, suddenly cut, is a thing as dangerous as a kicking horse.
Just while I was meditating, a puff came, caught the HISPANIOLA, and forced her up into the current; and to my great joy, I felt the hawser slacken in my grasp, and the hand by which I held it dip for a second under water.
At last the breeze came; the schooner sidled and drew nearer in the dark; I felt the hawser slacken once more, and with a good, tough effort, cut the last fibres through.
I fancied I could hear the steel hawser ping as it surged across the Diana's forecastle, with the hands on board of her bolting away from it in all directions.
Tenders are invited for Manufacture And Supply Of Hawser And Cordage Reels For Yard 12704 And 12705 Of P15b Ships.
We were sailing from Ireland across to Liverpool and I got a mooring hawser wrapped around my leg as we were docking" he said.
The most visually arresting works on show are two untitled pieces by young sculptor Eloise Hawser, who frequently uses 3-D printers in her work, relegating the fabrication process to a machine.
FILMMAKERS Cast: Ben Kingsley, Julian Morris, Tazmin Merchant, Jonjo O'Neill Director: Colin Teague Written by: Matthew Feitshans Produced By: Raffaella De Laurentiis Casting: Gillian Hawser, CDG, CSA Editor: Fiona Colbeck Music By: Mark McKenzie Production Designer: Dan Toader Director of Photography: David Luther Costume Designer: Oana Paunescu
The train's the same, and so, astonishingly, is the Water Chute next door - a contraption somewhere between a giant tin bath and an army landing craft that hurtles down rails into the lake on the end of a thick hawser.
The loading hose and where relevant, the mooring hawser are connected to the bow section of the off take tanker, it said.
Biofilm growth was analyzed with MIT [3-(4,5-dimethylthiazol-2-yl)-2,5-diphenyltetrazolium Bromidel-metabolic assay as described by Hawser and Douglas (1994).
Young RC, Hawser DM, Anderson T, Fisher RI, Joffe E, De Vita VT Jr.
Grandparents and children alike can take part in a hawser tug of war and revive themselves by bobbing for peaches.
The answer is cordage, the general name for thread, string, cord, rope, hawser, and cable.