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Stevedore knot

Index Stevedore knot

The stevedore knot is a stopper knot, often tied near the end of a rope. [1]

12 relations: Ashley's stopper knot, Block (sailing), Charles Wallace Hunt, Figure-eight knot, Figure-of-nine loop, List of knots, Overhand knot, Rope, Ship, Stevedore, Stopper knot, The Ashley Book of Knots.

Ashley's stopper knot

Ashley's stopper knot, also known as the oysterman's stopper, is a knot developed by Clifford W. Ashley around 1910.

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Block (sailing)

In sailing, a block is a single or multiple pulley.

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Charles Wallace Hunt

Charles Wallace Hunt (October 13, 1841 – March 27, 1911) was an American mechanical engineer, inventor and business executive, known as President of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers in the year 1898-99.

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Figure-eight knot

The figure-eight knot or figure-of-eight knot is a type of stopper knot.

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Figure-of-nine loop

The figure-of-nine loop is a type of knot to form a fixed loop in a rope.

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List of knots

This list of knots includes many alternate names for common knots and lashings.

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Overhand knot

The overhand knot is one of the most fundamental knots, and it forms the basis of many others, including the simple noose, overhand loop, angler's loop, reef knot, fisherman's knot, and water knot.

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Rope

A rope is a group of yarns, plies, fibers or strands that are twisted or braided together into a larger and stronger form.

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Ship

A ship is a large watercraft that travels the world's oceans and other sufficiently deep waterways, carrying passengers or goods, or in support of specialized missions, such as defense, research and fishing.

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Stevedore

A stevedore, longshoreman, or dockworker is a waterfront manual laborer who is involved in loading and unloading ships, trucks, trains or airplanes.

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Stopper knot

A stopper knot (or simply stopper) is a knot that creates a fixed thicker point on an otherwise uniform thickness rope for the purpose of preventing unreeving: stopping the rope at that point from slipping out of a narrow passage.

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The Ashley Book of Knots

The Ashley Book of Knots is an encyclopedia of knots written and illustrated by the American artist Clifford W. Ashley.

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Redirects here:

Double figure eight, Double figure-eight, Stevedore's knot.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stevedore_knot

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