Bow roller

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A large roller incorporated into the stem head to facilitate the handling of chain or lines over the bow.

Note :

A ramp may be used instead of a roller, in which case the term bow ramp is used.

Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALAInternational Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM Dictionary edition (1970-1989)