gunwale in a sentence

Example sentences for gunwale

No riding on the bow, gunwale or transom of any vessel.
Sitting in any position that is above the gunwale or cap of a vessel while moving above idle speed.
Boats had eight willow ribs and a gunwale of willow pole along each side.
The line was deployed by stretching it along the vessel's gunwale with weights attached at the end of the line.
On a ship, the distance from the waterline to main deck or gunwale.
Swamped and with battered gunwale one of the ship's lifeboats tossed against the gravelly beach.
It had been hoped that none were killed, but the lifeless bodies of fourteen were seen lying near the gunwale.

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