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- n. The property of a watercraft that makes it fit to go to sea.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The state or quality of being seaworthy, or able to resist the ordinary violence of wind and weather.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Seaworthy character or condition; fitness as regards structure, equipment, lading, crew, etc., for encountering the perils of the sea.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. fitness to traverse the seas
A number of concerns have been raised about the seaworthiness of the Rena.
The biblical account of the Flood describes a vessel with ideal measurements for seaworthiness: not too big to build, not too small to transport all the animals required, half submerged in the water so that the wind had little effect on it, and impossible to capsize.
Such as if a seaman in injured aboard a United States (and some US contracted) vessels the United States is responsible for all claims (maintenance and cure, seaworthiness, negligence, etc.) from that injury regardless of whether the vessel is operated by a private contractor or charterer.
In all, the Stanford team examined ninety-six functional features—such as how the hull was constructed or the way outriggers were attached—that could contribute to the seaworthiness of the canoes and thus have a bearing on fishing success or survival during migration or warfare.
The MMS is responsible for the drilling part of the rigs, the Coast Guard the rigs 'seaworthiness.
It also raised questions about the Barberi's seaworthiness.
The ministry issued point-by-point rebuttals to criticisms leveled by victims 'relatives, the South Korean media and Internet writers about the ship's seaworthiness, the lack of access to survivors and its previous accounts of the incident.
The ministry issued point-by-point rebuttals to criticisms leveled by victims 'relatives, the South Korean media and Internet writers about the ship's seaworthiness, the lack of access to survivors of the sinking and its own previous accounts of the incident.
The Coast Guard ensured the seaworthiness of mobile drilling units.
The first iron in Hawaii was stolen from the ships of Captain Cook -- so many nails yanked out of the timbers that the ships lost much of their seaworthiness.