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keelson

, kelson
a longitudinal beam fastened to the keel of a vessel for strength and stiffness

keelson

[′kel·sən]
(naval architecture)
A structure of timbers or steel beams which are bolted to the top of a keel to increase its strength. Also spelled kelson.
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Greeley will also play a critical role in bringing Keelson Harbour's new addition to completion and stabilizing its occupancy.
“It's an exciting time to join Keelson Harbour,” Greeley said.
Keelson Partners started its Christmas tree insurance program nearly 20 years in conjunction with Great Northern Insurance Co., a Chubb subsidiary.
Keelson Partners also determined that choose-and-cut operators were having difficulty getting general liability coverage.
Once most of the side pieces are sewn in place, the stem-pieces and keelson are added, and the final pieces of bark are sewn.
How it's used: Longitudinal exterior-hull planking, inside planking wherever wood must be severely bent, and near the keelson, due to its decay-resistant nature.
Mrs Keelson responds: The witness is referring to information which came to his knowledge.
Dr Franklin Manu, a prosecution witness, who was led in evidence by the state attorney, Evelyn Keelson, told the court yesterday that CRIG was directed by COCOBOD in 2013 and 2014 to test lithovit fertiliser, which was in a powdery form, from Agricult Ghana Limited.
Evelyn Keelson, had informed the court that her outfit did not have the documents.
The club had to replace the keel and keelsons and swapped out its engine with a correct-era 35 hp Evinrude Big Twin.
"There are only nine composite fuselage components, including an upper and lower skin, two main webs, and two keelsons," he explained.
Yet by the time of the Renaissance, the forest had been decimated--for firewood, furlongs, grazing land, timber for houses, and the insatiable demands for masts, keelsons, framing members, and planking for ships of the line and the merchantmen.