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  Ship of the line - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ships of the line were 1st, 2nd, or 3rd-rated ships in the rating system of the Royal Navy.
In the age of sail, after the development of the line of battle tactic in the mid 17th century, and up to the mid 19th century, a ship of the line (of battle) was a warship powerful enough to take a place in the battle line.
Ship of the Line from battleships-cruisers.co.uk - History of the Ship of the Line of the Royal Navy from the galleons of 1650 to the First Rate 120 gun Ship of the Line of 1845, including Caledonia Class, Queen Charlotte, Trafalgar, Victory, Leviathan, Royal Sovereign, Vengeur and Black Prince Class.
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 Ship - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
One can measure ships in terms of overall length, length of the waterline, beam (breadth), depth (distance between the crown of the weather deck and the top of the keelson), draft (distance between the highest waterline and the bottom of the ship) and tonnage.
Until the application of the steam engine to ships in the early 19th century, oars propelled galleys or the wind propelled sailing ships.
Ship of the line A sailing warship of first, second or third rate.
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 Ship of the line - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Ships too small to stand in the line were used for convoy escorts, scouting, patrolling, raiding, blockading and as flagships on foreign stations, with the frigates, which mostly carried all their guns on a single deck, as the most successful all-round design for those purposes.
Isaac Asimov adapted the term "ship of the line" to apply to the armed spaceships which served a similar role to the old naval vessels for the Galactic Empire of his Foundation trilogy, as mainstays of the space fleet.
Ship of the Line (http://www.battleships-cruisers.co.uk/sailship.htm) from battleships-cruisers.co.uk - History of the Ship of the Line of the Royal Navy from the galleons of 1650 to the First Rate 120 gun Ship of the Line of 1845, including Caledonia Class, Queen Charlotte, Trafalgar, Victory, Leviathan, Royal Sovereign, Vengeur and Black Prince Class.
www.sterlingheights.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Ships_of_the_line   (423 words)

  
 Ship of the line   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In the age of sail after the development of the line of battle in the mid 17th century and up to the mid 19th century a ship of the line (of battle) was a warship powerful enough to take a place the battle line.
Isaac Asimov adapted the term "ship of the to apply to the armed spaceships which served a similar role to old naval vessels for the Galactic Empire of his Foundation trilogy as mainstays of the space fleet.
Ship of the Line is one of the highpoints of the Horatio Hornblower series -- a dazzling adventure built around three-dimensional characters that will have you running to the store to buy the sequel.
www.freeglossary.com /Ship-of-the-line   (515 words)

  
 The Third-Rate Ship of the Line   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
All of the ships in the three classes of line-of-battle ships derive their heritage from the so-called “Great Ships” which, in turn, were direct descendants of the galleon.
From these beginnings, the idea of the great ship began to develop until 1608, when Phineas Pett began the first of the classic great ships, the Prince Royal for James I. This ship was the basic model for all the later warships to sail in the line of battle.
They were able to stand in the line of battle or serve in distant waters, either singly or in small squadrons, as a sign of sovereignty of the nations they served.
www.flyinglab.com /pirates/catalog/ship.php?type=thirdrate&page=2   (427 words)

  
 ship of the line --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
The ship of the line evolved from the galleon, a three- or four-masted vessel that had a high superstructure on its stern and usually carried heavy guns along two decks.
The emergence of the ship of the line was gradual, and it represented primarily a change in naval tactics, not ship design.
Transition from galley to ship of the line.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9067419?tocId=9067419&query=battle   (857 words)

  
 The SF Site Featured Review: Star Trek The Next Generation: Ship of the Line
Ship of the Line is a good, though slightly flawed, novel that is worth reading.
The answer to that lies in a three-fold plot line that involves Captain Morgan Bateman (the character portrayed by Kelsey Grammar in a cameo role), Montgomery Scott, a holodeck image of James Kirk, and Gul Madred, Picard's Cardassian torturer.
While Carey does an excellent job of plausibly tying the three plot lines together at the end of the book, the resolution for one of the minor characters is trite and smacks of a need for an artificial happy ending.
www.sfsite.com /11b/ship21.htm   (694 words)

  
 Cruise Ship Line Info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The work is mainly focused on an in-depth knowledge of the leading cruise ships operating in the world, with a thorough analysis of each one, so that the reader is not only provided with comprehensive information, but also different subjective appraisals obtained through personal visits and quality control checks conducted.
The ship is 73 feet longer than it was the last time it docked at Cape Liberty Cruise Port Terminal, at the former Military Ocean Terminal, thanks to a newly installed midsection.
The midsection, installed this winter while the ship was in dry dock in the Netherlands, added 151 staterooms, a jazz lounge, a splash deck, and an extensive fitness and recreation area including a "bungee trampoline," a suspension bridge, a fitness course, and a rock-climbing wall.
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 AllRefer.com - ship of the line (Naval And Nautical Affairs) - Encyclopedia
ship of the line, large, square-rigged warship, carrying from 70 to 140 guns on two or more completely armed gun decks.
In the great naval wars of the 17th, 18th, and early 19th cent., ships of the line were the largest naval units employed.
One of the few remaining examples of a ship of the line is Lord Nelson's flagship, the H.M.S. Victory, which has been preserved at Portsmouth, England.
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 USN Ship Naming
Ships armed with 40 guns or more were of the "first class"; those carrying fewer than 40, but more than 20, guns were of the "second class." The name source for the second class was expanded to include the principal towns as well as rivers.
In the case of ships named for individuals, an effort is made to identify the eldest living direct female descendant of that individual to perform the role of ship's sponsor.
As the "new Navy," the generation of steel ships that would mature into the fleet of the 20th century, took form the Navy's new ships were named in accordance with what evolved into a new system, tailored to the new ship types now developing.
www.history.navy.mil /faqs/faq63-1.htm   (3549 words)

  
 Ship of the line   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A ship of the line was one powerful enough to take a place in the line of battle.
Rated ships smaller than this were frigates, and carried all their guns on a single upper deck.
The number of crew on a 1st Rate was increased by 25 when used as an Admiral's flagship, by 20 with a Vice Admiral and 15 with a Rear Admiral.
www.eurofreehost.com /sh/Ship_of_the_line.html   (172 words)

  
 Ship of the line   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In the age of sail (up to the late 19th century), a ship of the line was a warship powerful enough to take a place in the line of battle.
Rated ships smaller than this were frigates, which carried all their gunson a single deck.
The number of crew on a first rate was increased by 25 when used as an Admiral 's flagship, by 20 with a Vice Admiral and 15 with a Rear Admiral.
www.therfcc.org /ship-of-the-line-91355.html   (171 words)

  
 Royal Navy Ship of the Line
History of the Ship of the Line of the Royal Navy from the galleons of 1650 to the First Rate 120 gun Ship of the Line of 1845, including Caledonia Class, Queen Charlotte, Trafalgar, Victory, Leviathan, Royal Sovereign, Vengeur and Black Prince Class.
The President was an old ship of the line which became a royal naval reserve drill ship c.1900.
She was reduced to a fourth rate ship in 1697 before being rebuilt in 1706.
www.battleships-cruisers.co.uk /sailship.htm   (951 words)

  
 DANFS Ships-of-the-Line Appendix
The ship of the battleline sailed nobly for centuries as the backbone of fleets.
She and her sister ships alternated as flagship of the Mediterranean Squadron that lent stability in times of international turmoil and projected the seapower so vital to support of diplomacy.
The fourth ship, Columbus, was delayed because of the British plunder of Washington Navy Yard.
www.hazegray.org /danfs/line/sotl.htm   (10522 words)

  
 Admiralty : Ship Values
Ships with F crews may be more dangerous to the friendly ships around them than to the enemy.
Big Fast indicates a large ship that is fast for its size, again, either by design or because it has a clean, freshly coppered hull (or some combination of both).
There were plenty of enthusiastic volunteers and the ships built were large for their size and of excellent quality.
www.wtj.com /games/beta/admiralty/docu_shipvalues.htm   (1334 words)

  
 THE SHIP-OF-THE-LINE
In the ship stern construction, one returned to the rounded forms that were discarded a hundred years ago.
The Sovereign was the first British galleon-type ship with the lower portion of the stern built with rounded lines, whereas the French and Dutch retained the flat sterns until the next century, when both started to use similar rounded lines under the escutcheon.
The ships departed with large crews because the voyage was long, lasting several months for one leg, and the toll as dead or ill was always heavy.
www.greatgridlock.net /Sqrigg/shipline.html   (1090 words)

  
 Ship Of The Line   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
FEMA was not restricted to Carnival; it could have gone to any number of ship lines.
Rated ships smaller than this were frigates, which carried all their guns on a single deck.
The number of crew on a first rate was increased by 25 when used as an Admiral's flagship, by 20 with a Vice Admiral and 15 with a Rear Admiral.
www.wikiverse.org /ship-of-the-line   (286 words)

  
 Adventure on Board the 24-gun frigate, Tall Ship HMS Rose
I often wondered when the ship was tossing violently and it was difficult simply to walk on the deck how men could scramble up the shrouds and work aloft.
Trying to haul recalcitrant lines as a strong wind blows over the bow of a swaying ship in the middle of the night is something that has to be experienced to be appreciated.
And to be far from land on the deck of a tall ship at night is to enter a world of intense, vivid beauty and breathtaking resplendence.
www.angelfire.com /de/YumCha/TallShip.html   (3051 words)

  
 Cruise Ship Jobs - Cruise Line Employment Job Listings - Cruiseline Work - Guaranteed
Talk to anyone who has been employed on a cruise ship and they will most likely tell you one thing: it is the best "job" you could ever find.
Again, your income level is negotiated between you and the cruise line who hires you, but keep in mind that the better your resume looks, the higher your pay could be.
Cruise lines usually refrain from advertising their available positions; instead, employment service companies is one of the main ways they find personnel--we offer the best in this field.
www.cruiselinejobs.com   (1045 words)

  
 Cruise Ship Jobs
Once you are hired by the cruise line, they will make arrangements for travel to their ship.
Travel to and from ship are paid by the cruise line that hires you.
Cruise Lines will often give serious consideration to hiring pairs of people that are interested in working together at the same location because the companionship will often result in both employees staying on for longer contracts.
www.cruiseshipjob.net   (692 words)

  
 The Hindu Business Line : Get ship-shape
To ensure that ships calling at their shores were complying with the international rules on safety, pollution prevention and seafarers' living and working conditions, 14 European countries agreed in 1982 to coordinate their inspection effort under a voluntary agreement known as the Paris Memorandum of Understanding (Paris MoU).
One explanation is that at a time when shipping is booming, the owners' priority will be to grab the opportunity thrown up by the market and make money, without paying too much attention to rules and regulations.
To avoid being detained, it is critical that every ship's officers and crew understand the Port State Control norms and are prepared for inspections.
www.thehindubusinessline.com /2004/12/13/stories/2004121300900800.htm   (470 words)

  
 Sealetter Cruise Ship Review: Cunard Line Queen Elizabeth 2
One line is for the observation deck at the base of the feet, with a wait of about an hour; the other is for the crown, with a much longer line of up to 3+ hours, and once you're in the spiral stairs, there is no way to exit.
Though the ship was 85% full, we never encountered crowds or queues, except in the Lido, which is the reason we only used it twice.
It is all but impossible to get a photograph yourself of the ship -- she is so big and you only see her at dockside [for crossings], with gangways and buildings in the way, so do get the postcards sold onboard.
www.sealetter.com /Aug-00/qe2.html   (2743 words)

  
 Ship Of The Line Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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 Cruise Job Agency, Cruise Ship Jobs, Employment on Cruise Ships
Safety Officer: Responsible for passenger and crew safety drills, abandon ship procedures, prevention and combat of fire, crew safety training, supervision of ships tenders.
Cruise Ship Security Officer: Handles all shipboard security for the vessel, issuing and checking identity papers, enforcing fire and safety regulations, drugs interdiction, carrying out regular clock patrols, etc. Extensive experience in security and firearms handling required.
Cruise Ship Dentist: Qualified Dentist with diploma from accredited medical/dentistry school and minimum of two years recent experience required.
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 Sealetter New Cruise Ship Information Holland America Line Amsterdam November 2000
Constructed of iron, with two full decks, the ship could be rigged as a two-masted brig with square-rigged sails, and was capable of a speed of 10 knots.
The newest Amsterdam is the first ship of that name in the Holland America Line fleet, and is the sister ship to the line's flagship Rotterdam, which debuted in December 1997.
She also is the first Holland America ship to have the revolutionary Azipod propulsion system, which gives the ship an operating speed of 22.5 knots, greater maneuverability and enhanced operating efficiencies.
www.sealetter.com /Nov-00/newamst.html   (3574 words)

  
 Kevin Hulsey Technical Illustrations - How-To Demonstration 1
In order to have the brochures completed by the time the ship went into service, the final illustration had to be finished in under two months.
By establishing a horizon line and vanishing points, an angle was developed that showed the maximum amount of features on the ship.
The next step was to decide where to cutaway both the outside of the ship and each individual deck surface to best show the important interior details in each public space.
www.khulsey.com /demo_1howto.html   (664 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Books: Ship of the Line (Hornblower Saga)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Hornblower, newly in command of his first ship of the line is on his way to Spain with a ragtag, brutish crew.
Hornblower, flesh off his triumph in the Pacific, is now assigned to the least desireable two-deck ship of the line, the Sutherland, with only half the crew he needs.
Knowing that his ship will become a wreck and that most of his crew will be killed or maimed, he goes at them.....
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0316289361?v=glance   (1887 words)

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