Hawse pipe

What does "Hawse pipe" mean?

Today it means: A pipe for the anchor chain.

The hawse pipe is a fitting for feeding the anchor chain and warp through the foredeck and into the chain locker below. also known as a "navel pipe".

See also: Navel pipe   

By SailingQuiz November 2019   Category: Sailing Terms              

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