- - - - - - download - - - - - -
This short educational video was produced with the intention to get the students familiarized with the most important terminology used to describe the hull of a ship. The first four terms are fairly basic. "Depth" is the height of a hull from the highest point of its main deck to its lowest point. In the other direction, the ships "Beam", or "Breadth", is the width at the widest point. The "Centerline" is the vertical plane that runs the length of the ship at the midpoint of the beam, and the "Baseline" is the horizontal plane perpendicular to the centerline located at the lowest point of the hull...