Senhouse slip (GB)

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Alternative term: Pelican hook (USAUnited States of America)

A hinged hook, fitted with a securing ring which can conveniently be released when under strain. It is used for holding chain for quick release.


Note :

In Great Britain, a senhouse slip fitted with a length of chain and a shackle is called a Blake stopper while a senhouse slip fitted with a bottle screw adjustement is called a screw stopper.




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)