Definition of Stemson

1. n. A piece of curved timber bolted to the stem, keelson, and apron in a ship's frame near the bow.



Definition of Stemson

1. Noun. (nautical) A piece of curved timber bolted to the stem, keelson, and apron in a ship's frame near the bow. ¹

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Definition of Stemson

1. a supporting timber of a ship [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stemson

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Literary usage of Stemson

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1. Rudiments of Naval Architecture: Or, An Exposition of the Elementary by James Peake (1849)
"stemson.—Inner Post—Catting down of the Floors.—Raising of the Frames.—Securing the Frames. DEADWOOD. THE extremes of the ship, or the fore and after ends ..."

2. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"I, the stemson, which reinforces the scarf of the apron. L, the deck transom, parallel to the wing-transom, which is secured in the same manner. ..."

3. New Zealand's Jubibee, 1840-1890: The First Fifty Years of Our History, the (1890)
"stemson replaced Lusk at the Hospital end. ... and stemson was given a chance of bringing off a \t ell-judged catch. 60—2—33 was signalled as Cottam ..."

4. Modern Shipbuilding Terms by Fred Forrest Pease (1918)
"stemson. A curved timber behind the apron of a vessel, and supporting its ... A bolt connecting a stemson to a sternpost; or connecting a ..."

5. Modern Shipbuilding Terms Defined and Illustrated by Fred Forrest Pease (1918)
"stemson. A curved timber behind the apron of a vessel, and supporting its ... A bolt connecting a stemson to a sternpost; or connecting a ..."

6. The Building of a Wooden Ship by Charles Gerard Davis, Thomas William Clarke, Frank Steel Drown (1918)
"Two other pieces called the stemson and the apron are clinch-bolted up back of the stem to make it stronger, and pieces on either side called ..."

7. Wooden Shipbuilding: A Comprehensive Manual for Wooden Shipbuilders, to edited by William John Thompson (1918)
"Sternson bolts, used to connect a stemson to the sternpost, or inner post. Throat bolts, those driven through the throat of a knee, a hook, etc. ..."

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