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  Port (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A port is a facility at the edge of a body of water for receiving ships and transferring cargo or passengers.
A port (computing) is a device, whether physical or logical, for attaching an external piece of equipment or data source.
port (nautical), a nautical term relating to a ship or boat and meaning the left hand side when viewed by a person in the vessel and looking forward.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Port_(disambiguation)   (453 words)

 Port (nautical) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Port is the nautical term (used on boats and ships) that refers to the left side of a ship, as perceived by a person facing towards the bow (the front of the vessel).
A port buoy is a lateral buoy used to guide vessels through channels or close to shallow water.
The port buoy is one that a vessel must leave to port when passing upstream if in IALA area A. If in IALA area B (Japan, the Americas, South Korea, and the Philippines) then the 'handedness' of buoyage is reversed!
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Port_(nautical)   (284 words)

 Port Royal Project: Home
Once known as the 'Wickedest City on Earth,' Port Royal on the island of Jamaica was one of the largest towns in the English colonies during the late 17th century.
After 1670, the importance of Port Royal and Jamaica to England was increasingly due to trade in slaves, sugar, and raw materials.
In 1981, the Institute of Nautical Archaeology, in cooperation with the Nautical Archaeology Program at Texas AandM University and the Jamaica National Heritage Trust, began underwater archaeological investigations of the submerged portion of Port Royal.
nautarch.tamu.edu /portroyal   (343 words)

 Nautical Chart Basics
Nautical charts are different from maps in that they specifically depict water areas, while maps concentrate on land area, roads, landmarks, etc. Land areas and features on charts are sketchy and are noted only for their interest to the boater.
Unlike maps, the nautical chart conveys much information specifically designed to assist in safely navigating the area that the chart covers.
We notice that as we approach the first bridge with 10 foot of vertical clearance, there is a special note on the chart (Note: D) which advises that we should use extreme caution because of turbulent waters around bridges over the Point Pleasant Canal.
www.boatsafe.com /nauticalknowhow/chart101.htm   (1709 words)

 Port History
Port Mansfield is a tiny port town, and we learned that the sudden influx of people associated with our research station would quickly overflow local accommodations.
A few ships were able to struggle back to port and tell their sad story, but others, many others, were driven relentlessly, day after torturous day, before the awesome winds.
Port Mansfield is the northernmost community in a bustling area that contrasts vividly with the lonely ranch country we'd cruised through.
rio-grande-valley.com /portmansfield/history/history4.htm   (3495 words)

 Nautical Wireless - Products
Nautical Wireless Any-Port Access helps marina communities deliver fast, cost-effective wireless Internet access in their locations permitting them to satisfy customers’ desires with ease and differentiate their community from others.
Using Nautical Wireless’ Any-Port Access, marina communities owners can deliver a desirable service with very low startup costs and ongoing technical support while profiting from a share of the revenue generated by wireless Internet users.
With Nautical Wireless, you can be assured that you will receive the level of attention and support along with quality products and services that you deserve.
www.nauticalwireless.com /html/products.html   (502 words)

 The Maritime Heritage Project Ports: Central America, Mexico, Carribbean
The port began to slowly grow, attracting the attention attacking troops: The U.S. Navy in 1847, and the French in 1864.
They developed the port in order to import agricultur1al equipment, and by the end of the century, the town supported a lucrative business of international trade.
We arrived off this port before daylight, but were unable to come to anchor in consequence of the fog, until 8 A.M. The appearance of Mazatlan from the sea, with its white walls, its picturesque and pleasant and the main features of the scenery are quite romantic and beautiful.
www.maritimeheritage.org /ports/centralAmerica/mexico.html   (1600 words)

 Nautical Lamps - Brass Port and Starboard Lantern Set   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Our Port and Starboard lantern lamp set will warm any room in your home, office, den or boat and act as a great focal point for the nautical enthusiast in your family.
The port lamp has a red fresnel lens which indicates the left site of the boat facing forward and the starboard a green fresnel lens to signify the right side of the boat facing forward.
These nautical brass lanterns are still used on vessels today Illuminated at night to indicate that the vessel was underway and also to inform others so they can determine which direction the vessel is going.
www.irenesnautical.com /cgi-bin/perlshop.cgi?ACTION=Catalog&thispage=catalog_l31.html&ORDER_ID=259791790   (209 words)

 Historical Nautical Charts at Maps-Seaports.Net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Related terms include nautical fans, antique map sea monsters, great sea map zelda, maps of early explorer routes accross the ocean, and map of hungary and fl sea.
There is too a particular surcharge from ports, airport, rail station in addition to bus station.
Related phrases are nautical charts western australia, nautical bathrooms, middle ages and nautical chart, nautical pub sign, and blank bathymetric ocean depth contour map.
www.maps-seaports.net /Historical-Nautical-Charts.html   (619 words)

 Nautical phrases and the origins of some present day expressions.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Many nautical terms are pronounced with a West Country accent (many of Britain's first sailors came from Devon and Cornwall) such as bowline pronounced bo'lin, gunwhale pronounced gunnel, forward pronounced forrud and main sail pronounced mains'l.
Port wine is red and so is the navigation light shown on the port beam of a vessel under way at night
Port (larboard) or left side is an abbreviation of porta il timone (to carry the helm).
users.aol.com /sailgower/lexicon.html   (4646 words)

 Port Kinsale—Kinsale Virginia, marina & resort on the Yeocomico River
Port Kinsale—Kinsale Virginia, marina and resort on the Yeocomico River
Welcome to Port Kinsale, a full-service marina and resort on the western branch of the beautiful Yeocomico River, just one mile from the Potomac River and twelve miles from the Chesapeake Bay.
Located in Westmoreland County on Virginia’s historic Northern Neck, Port Kinsale Marina and Resort’s guests enjoy boating, fishing, camping, fine dining, two historic bed and breakfasts, a cottage and 45 acres of serenity to explore.
www.portkinsale.com   (77 words)

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The vessel receiving a Pilot is required to wait at the pilot ground near the entrance all clear of anchor taking into consideration the effect of tide and other conditions to facilitate boarding of the pilot in good time to be able to avail of the tide for entering and berthing etc.
The propelling distance from the pilot ground to the main jetties is approximately 11 nautical miles and the distance has to be covered at variable speed in defferent sections of the river.
The cargo from such lighters intended to be discharged at the Chittagong port is handled at a vacant jetty or in between the two vessels alongside the jetties.
www.citechco.net /starpath/chitt.html   (1820 words)

The foremost port used for stowing the anchors.
E.g.: if on the starboard tack (wind coming from the starboard), and the wind backs (anti-clockwise shift), fall off the wind (turn to port) as necessary to maintain the wind coming from the same direction with regard to the vessel.
A rope attached to the cringle of a sail, by which it is bent or reefed.
www.geocities.com /cjstein_2000/dictionary.html   (10349 words)

 South Australian Maritime Museum
The South Australian Maritime Museum is custodian to one of the oldest nautical collections in Australia, a museum within a museum.
The Museum of the Port Adelaide Institute was established in 1872 by local and international seafarers wanting a home for their collected treasures and curios.
In 1933 the material was reshaped as a specialist maritime collection and reborn as the Port Adelaide Nautical Museum.
www.history.sa.gov.au /maritime/collections/portadelaide_nautical.htm   (103 words)

 The world's top port nautical websites
Port is a nautical term referring to the left-hand side of a ship when facing towards the bow.
The port buoy is one that a vessel must leave to port when passing upstream.
The term larboard, when shouted in the wind, was presumably too easy to confuse with starboard, and so the word port came to replace it, reffering to the side of the ship where cargo is loaded from the port.
www.websbiggest.com /dir-wiki.cfm?cat=port__nautical_&tab=discuss   (192 words)

 Port And Starboard Lighted Lamps,nautical gifts
Both the starboard and port lamp can either have the top light on or the bottom light on or both lights on.
Makes a great nautical gift to add to your nautical decor or furniture.
Click here to see our other nautical gifts.
www.marinersmailboxes.com /boatlamp.html   (83 words)

 New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT), in The Service of The Nation
Mangalore Port is a modern all-weather port situated at Panambur, Mangalore (Karnataka State in South India), on the West Coast of India, 170 nautical miles South of Mormugao and 191 nautical miles North of Cochin Port.
The New Managlore Port was declared as the 9th Major Port on 4th May 1974 and was formally inaugurated by the former Prime Minister of India, Smt.
On 1st April 1980, the Port Trust Board was set up under the Major Port Trust Act, 1963 and was Inaugurated by the then Minister for Shipping and Transport, A.P. Sharma on 31st March, 1980.
www.newmangalore-port.com   (162 words)

 Office of Coast Survey - Home - Nautical Charts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It is, in fact, the oldest U.S. scientific organization dating back to Thomas Jefferson who established the office in 1807 to encourage commerce and to support a growing economy in a safe and efficient manner.
Accurate, reliable, and up-to-date nautical chart information is more important today than at any time in the past.
As margins of safety narrow, consequences loom greater as cargo capacities are pushed to the limit.
chartmaker.ncd.noaa.gov   (247 words)

 Nautical Archaeology at Texas A&M University
The Nautical Archaeology Program at Texas AandM University and the Institute of Nautical Archaeology are pleased to welcome you to this WWW site.
The Nautical Archaeology Program (NAP) is the academic degree-granting graduate program at TAMU.
The Institute of Nautical Archaeology (INA) is a non-profit private research institute affiliated with TAMU and is closely integrated with NAP.
nautarch.tamu.edu   (222 words)

 PORT OF ROTTERDAM - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Extensive nautical information concerning the arrival and stay in the port, for yachting and commercial shipping.
An introduction to the Port of Rotterdam (Havenbedrijf Rotterdam N.V.).
Many opportunities for interesting trips in the Rotterdam port and industrial area.
www.portofrotterdam.com /UK/index.asp   (148 words)

 Port de Brest - France
The port is a gateway to France, Europe and a connection to ongoing worldwide sailings.
Brest it is also a port, which serves Europe's number one food industrial area.
Founder member of the Association of Ports of the Atlantic Arc (APAA), Brest is an ideal port for transhipment in the case of the development of inter-european sea links and trans-european transport networks.
www.port.cci-brest.fr /indexen.htm   (122 words)

 Sample Entries for an Historical Dictionary of Mediterranean Nautical Terms
Port comitre (subordinate to mestre; XVIc., Leitão 1963 s.v.)
A nautical derivative of quintal with the suffix -ata is widespread in the western Mediterranean: Sp quintalada (sense now restricted to `primage'; Wiiliams), Cat quintalada (freight charged by weight was termed a quintalades; c.
Port (arch.) almogamas `as últimas balizas com chão de caverna que limitavam o fundo do navio a vante e a ré [the frames which are located at the ends of the flat of floor fore and aft]' (Leitão 1963 s.v.)
www.d.umn.edu /~ahartley/Sample_entries.html   (5669 words)

 Nautical News - Port of Portland Gallery Opens
It was decided to highlight the ‘working harbour’ in the new gallery, and the Port of Portland was invited to buy naming rights in the project, and to join the committee in showcasing the working port.
Displays will highlight the imports and exports from the busy harbour, there will be video displays of tugs at work, the growth of the port from the old ocean pier to today’s modern harbour, and the ships that visit us regularly from all over the world.
The Gallery has opened with a The Bottom of the Harbour display, and Portland’s Professional Diving Services have emptied their archives and bottom shelves to provide a fascinating look at life six fathoms deep.
www.maritimeworld.net /nn.asp?PageNumber=190   (444 words)

 Welcome to CERBERE - Port - Nautical societies
Welcome to CERBERE - Port - Nautical societies
Cerbère doesn't have a permanent harbour, but floating pontoons are placed from May 15th to September 15th, behind the seawall.
Water and electricity supply are available on the main warf.
www.cerbere-village.com /anglais/nautique.php3   (65 words)

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Irene's Nautical has a few wonderful hand worked nautical lamps and nautical decor at discount prices for you to choose from.
We also have nautical lanterns port and starboard antique copper oil or electric nautical lanterns, half haul sailboats, nautical clocks and hand painted nautical scenes on one of a kind pieces of driftwood and basswood.
We will be adding other items that will add nautical charm to that special room in your home or make your office or den more inviting.
www.irenesnautical.com   (256 words)

 Port/Starboard Cocktail Shakers - Nautical Bar Supplies & Accessories
Port & Starboard Lantern Cocktail Shakers, one red and the other green these two will be the talk of the town on any nautical bar!
Replica of the Port & Starboard lanterns, no one would ever suspect they are cocktail shakers.
Perfect for that deck and or pool party, sure to be the envy of all who attend.
www.wayzatanautical.com /port-starboard-cocktail-shakers.html   (157 words)

 Nautical Ship Lantern Lamps   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Our port and starboard ship lanterns are a great gift idea to add to your nautical decor.
Both the starboard and port lamp can either have the top light on or the bottom light on or both lights on.The lantern is 17inches.
If you wish for us to add a light inside with cord and a on/ off switch then you must also click on this button for each lantern you want to have a light.
www.oceanfrontnautical.com /shiplamp.html   (140 words)

 Lake Havasu City: Nautical Inn Resort & Conference Center - Traveler Reviews - More Port than Resort! - TripAdvisor
We wanted some time away from the normal city and work.We stayed at the Nautical on the island.The beach suites and the executive suites were great.The stay was fun and restful.Make sure to check the calendar for upcoming events, its busy.
Quiet isn't a given.The city plans a lot of activites for all ages.The view was like an Hawaii view from our room, also the water is so close to you its soul healing for a weary employer.The staff was extra friendly.
We were somewhat apprehensive,having read the various reviews before our stay.Our findings were that the room was much better than expected-alot of space,well equipped and with an excellent view over the lake.The staff were generally very friendly and efficient.The grounds are well looked after,almost manicured in parts.
tripadvisor.com /ShowUserReviews-g31262-d73542-r3615470-Nautical_Inn...   (1388 words)

 Nautical Mortgage - Mexico Beach, Florida
Nautical Mortgage operates on two basic principles: To offer the lowest possible rates and the friendliest service.
If you would like to prequalify, get an estimate, or start the process of getting approved, use the navigation provided to start today.
View all of Nautical Mortgage rates and use our integrated calculators to find out what your payments could be.
www.nauticalmortgage.com   (92 words)

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