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post #4 of Old 12-31-2010
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But do "tramp steamers" have davits?

More likely be a crane?

Originally Posted by zedboy View Post
Ok, I'll bite. I'm not sure you're on the path to winning any Oscars here, but I think we should be a friendly bunch.

The things you use to hoist a dinghy out of the water are davits.

A naval architect might call it a screw, but normal people call it the prop.
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