They were all carvel-built boats, and the bows of each were armed with a broad sheet of copper as a protection from the ice.
When the plates of an iron vessel are flush, as in those that are carvel-built.
A boat is carvel-built when the planks are laid edge to edge so that they present a smooth surface without.
They are carvel-built—that is, the planks are placed as in a ship.
Either clincher or carvel-built, no jib-stay, the jib hoisting and hanging by the halliards alone.
A man-of-war's boat, resembling the pinnace, but rather smaller; it is carvel-built, and generally rowed with twelve oars.
The cutters for ships of the line are carvel-built of 25 feet, and fit for anchor work.