17th May 2013 at 10:15 pm #1523
Ah, I stand corrected. The crew aboard USCGC Eagle always referred to the boom gallows as the boom cradle. And actually, that's how we referred to the boom gallows on my buoy tender: the cradle. (And the boom was for hoisting buoys, not sails.)
Yes, I'm steering!
It's called a boom gallows…
The boom would never be that low anyway to need to duck…
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