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25 Cards in this Set

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alabaster
white and translucent gypsum carved into objects
cleats
a wedged shaped piece used as a support
hurricane
a tropical cyclone of winds, rain, thunder, lightening
pilot boat
a boat that makes sure that the way is clear
stern
the rear end of a boat or ship
destroyer
a fast warship armed with guns
mutiny
willful refusal to obey authority
pitch
to have the bow plunge and rise abruptly
stubborn
hard to convince or persuade
ballast
used to improve the stability of a ship
distilled
liquids that have been purified
Nazi
member of a German party under Adolf Hitler
pontoon bridge
a bridge whose deck is supported by portable floats
submarine
something that functions or operates underwater
U-boat
a German submarine
Calypso
a ballad set to an African rhythm
Flimsy
lacking strength or substance
oil refinery
a building and equipment for purifying oil
schooner
a sailing vessel with two masts
tanker
a ship designed for transporting liquid
channel
a strait or narrow sea between tho land masses
hinged
a jointed oiece that turns or swings on another
parched
dried up, shiveled with heat
sextant
a navigational instument to determine latitude
torpedo
a submarine missile filled with explosives