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amalgam
a mixture of diverse elements
avionicsman
the person in charcge of an
bosun
an officer in charge of a ship's boat and maintenance crews
deploy
make use of
despondent
without hope; dejected
flail
to move vigorously or erratically; thrash about
helm
the steering gear of a boat or ship - usually a tiller or wheel
hoist
to raise or haul up
hull
the frame or body of a ship
hypothermic
having an abnormally low body temperature
incredulously
in a way that expresses disbelief
intermittently
at intervals; from time to time
maelstrom
a violent or turbulent situation
mast
a vertical pole that supports the sails of a sailing vessel
neoprene
a synthetic rubber
port
The left side of a ship or aircraft to someone facing the bow or nose.
retrograded
backed up
scuppers
openings in a side of a ship at deck level to allow water to run off
starboard
The right side of a ship or aircraft to someone facing the bow or nose.
tether
a rope or chain connecting two things