stowage diagram


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stowage diagram

[′stō·ij ‚dī·ə‚gram]
(naval architecture)
A scaled drawing included in the loading plan of a ship for each deck or platform showing the exact location of all cargo, and specifying for each location such data as overall dimensions, location of obstructions, dimensions of the overhead hatch opening, dimensions of bow door or stern gate opening, minimum clearances to the overhead, bale cubic capacity, square feet of deck area, and the capacity of booms.
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