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Abbreviations Used on Blueprints

A. L.
Accommodation Ladder.
A. P.
After Perpendicular.
A. S.
Angle Stiffener
Aft. B.
After Body.
Asst.
Assistant.
B. E.
Beveled Edge.
Bhd.
Bulkhead.
B. L.
Base Line.
Bat.
Batten.
Bev. Bd.
Bevel Board.
B. K.
Bilge Keel, same as Rol. K.
Bkt.
Bracket.
Boss. Fr. Aft.
Bossed Frames Aft.
Boss Plt.
Boss Plate.
Br. Dk.
Bridge Deck.
Bt. Dk.
Boat Deck.
C. Fr.
Cant Frame.
C. L.
Center Line.
C. P.
Coaling Port.
Ck.
Countersink.
Ck. O.
Countersink Other Side.
Car.
Carpenter
D. T.
Dust Tight.
Dia.
Diameter.
Diag. L.
Diagonal Line.
Div.
Division.
H. L.
Horizontal Line.
H. P.
Hawse Pipe.
H. R.
Half Round.
Hlf. Bdth.
Half Breadth.
I.
I-Beam.
Inb'd.
In-Board.
In. Bot.
Inner Bottom.
I. D.
Inside Diameter.
Jog.
Joggle.
K.
Keel.
K. P.
King Post.
L.
Line.
L. B. P.
Length Between Perpendiculars.
L. Dk.
Lower Deck.
L. L. L.
Light Load Line.
L. O. A.
Length Over All.
L. W. L.
Load Water Line.
Ldg.
Landing.
Lkr.
Locker.
Long'l.
Longitudinal.
Mld. Bdth.
Molded Breadth.
Mld. Dpth.
Molded Depth.
M. Dk.
Main Deck.
M. L.
Molded Line.
M. P.
Mooring Pipe.
Dk.
Deck.
Dr.
Door.
Eng. Rm. Bhd.
Engine Room Bulkhead
Elev.
Elevation.
Emerg.
Emergency.
Eng.
Engine.
Exp. T.
Expansion Tank.
F. B.
Flat Bar.
F. Cant.
Forward Cant Frames.
F. K.
Flat Keel.
F. P.
Forward Perpendicular.
Freebd.
Freeboard.
Fl. Pl.
Flange Plate.
F. P.
Fore Peak.
Focstle. Dk.
Forecastle Deck.
Ford.
Forward.
Fr.
Frame.
Garbd. Stk.
Garboard Strake.
Gird.
Girder.
Marg. Plt.
Margin Plate.
Mk.
Mark.
Mld.
Molded.
Out Bd.
Out Board.
O. D.
Outside Diameter.
O. T.
Oil Tight.
Op.
Operator
P. Dk.
Poop Deck.
P. Mk.
Pitch Mark.
Pant. Stg'r.
Panting Stringer.
Perp.
Perpendicular.
Prot. Dk.
Protective Deck.
Qtrs.
Quarters.
Rad.
Radius.
Rm.
Room.
Rivs.
Rivets.
S. P.
Stern Post.
S. R.
State Room.
S. A.
Shaft Alley.
Scr. Bhd.
Screen Bulkhead.
Set. Tk.
Settling Tank.
Shltr. Dk.
Shelter Deck.
Sq.
Square.
St. M.
Set Mark.
Stgr.
Stringer.
Stiffr.
Stiffener.
Sw. Pl.
Swash Plates.
Temp.
Template.
Tk.
Tank.
Trans. Gird.
Transverse Girder.
T.
Top.
T. S.
Top Side.
T. T.
Tank Top.
Up. Dk.
Upper Deck.
V. K.
Vertical Keel.
Vert.
Vertical.
W. L.
Water Line.
W. T.
Watertight.
W. T. Flt.
Watertight F.

25 August 2003