Mooring line

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8-5-050

Chain, cable, hawser, etc..by which a vessel or buoy is secured to an anchor, sinker, or mooring.


Note:

When chain is used, the term mooring chain applies.




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM