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  • 121 Gondola — Gon do*la, n. [It., dim. of gonda a gondola; cf. LL. gandeia a kind of boat, Gr. ? a drinking vessel; said to be a Persian word; cf. F. gondole gondola, cup.] [1913 Webster] 1. A long, narrow boat with a high prow and stern, used in the canals of …

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  • 122 Prore — Prore, n. [L. prora, Gr. ?: cf. It. & Sp. prora. See {Prow}, n.] The prow or fore part of a ship. [Poetic] Galleys with vermilion prores. Pope. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 123 Prowess — Prow ess, n. [OF. proece, proesce, F. prouesse. See {Prow}, a.] Distinguished bravery; valor; especially, military bravery and skill; gallantry; intrepidity; fearlessness. Chaucer. Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] He by his prowess conquered all… …

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  • 124 George Dewey — Infobox Military Person name= George Dewey born= birth date|1838|12|26 died= death date and age|1917|1|16|1838|12|26 placeofbirth=Montpelier, Vermont placeofdeath=Washington, D.C. caption= nickname= allegiance=flagicon|USA United States of… …

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  • 125 USS Indiana (BB-1) — The first USS Indiana (Battleship No. 1) was the first modern battleship of the United States Navy. She was modeled primarily after the design of Lt. Lewis Nixon, who worked for William Cramp and Sons as its chief naval architect until opening… …

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  • 126 Dragon boat — This article is about Dragon boats and racing. For the festivals and holidays associated with dragon boats, see Duanwu Festival. Dragon boat Traditional Chinese 龍舟 Simplified Chinese 龙舟 …

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  • 127 Imperial Japanese Navy — (IJN) 大日本帝國海軍 (Dai Nippon Teikoku Kaigun) …

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  • 128 Corvus (weapon) — Boarding bridge diagram The corvus ( crow in Latin) or harpago (probably the correct ancient name)[1] was a Roman military boarding device used in naval warfare during the First Punic War against Carthage. In Chapters 1.22 4 11 of hi …

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  • 129 USS Michigan (1843) — The USS Michigan was the United States Navy s first iron hulled warship and served during the American Civil War. She was renamed the USS Wolverine in 1905 to free up the name for use on the battleship USS Michigan Early careerThe USS Michigan… …

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  • 130 El Capitan — This article is about El Capitan in California. For other uses, see El Capitan (disambiguation). El Capitan Southwest face of El Capitan from Yosemite Valley …

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  • 131 Church of Our Lady and Saint Nicholas, Liverpool — St Nick s The Church of Our Lady and Saint Nicholas is known locally as The Sailors Church and simply St Nick s . General information Town or city Liverpool …

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  • 132 McKenzie River dory — A McKenzie River dory, or drift boat, on the Boxcar Rapids of the Deschutes River near Maupin, Oregon …

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  • 133 Ram bow — A ram bow or rostrum (Latin for beak or prow ) is form of bow on naval ships which allows one ship to attack another by crashing into it at high speed. The use of ram bows dates back to at least the seventh century BC, according to inscriptions… …

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  • 134 Tiber Island — The Tiber Island ( it. Isola Tiberina, Latin: Insula Tiberina ), is a boat shaped island which has long been associated with healing. It is an ait, and the only island in the Tiber river which runs through Rome. The island is located in the… …

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  • 135 Ko Samet — ( th. เกาะเสม็ด) [Alternately transliterated as Koh Samet or Ko Samed or Koh Samed] , is an island located in the Gulf of Thailand off the coastline of the Thai province of Rayong, approximately 220 km southeast of Bangkok. Ko Samet is located in …

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  • 137 Bisj Pole — A Bisj Pole, or Bis Pole, is a ritual artifact used by the Asmat people of south western New Guinea. Objects similar to Bisj Poles are found among many peoples of the South Pacific islands in New Zealand, and on Vanuatu.Carved out of a single… …

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  • 138 Chincha Islands War — 1865 South America during the Chincha Islands War. Orange: Peru. Green: Bolivia. Yellow: Ecuador. Blue Green: Colombia. Purple: Chile …

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  • 139 Annona (goddess) — Annona (from Latin annus , year), in Roman mythology, is the personification of the produce of the year. She is represented in works of art, often together with Ceres, with a cornucopia (horn of plenty) in her arm, and a ship s prow in the… …

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  • 140 Maritime history of California — History of California This article is part of a series Timeline …

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