Mooring line

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


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