These are connected to the keelson, to the beams, and to each other by iron bands.
I was driving bolts in the hold, through the keelson, with Hays.
Saw out the mould carefully, and in the centre of the bottom cut a mortise two inches by one-half for the keelson to fit in.
From truck to keelson there was no part of her imperfect; from stem to stern.
Short movable pieces of plank; a part of the lining of a ship's floor, close to the keelson, and immediately above the limbers.
Under the boiler and engine there was only room for one keelson.
After they were set in place and firmly secured with copper tacks, a band was nailed to the keelson to form the keel.
Paul Joness answer came in a roar that was heard from truck to keelson.
This having been carefully tacked to the keelson and gunwale, was oiled, and then painted.
The bitt for the bowsprit to be stepped in runs through the deck and into the keelson.
also kelson, 1620s, altered (by influence of keel (n.)) from Middle English kelsyng (late 13c.), which probably is of Scandinavian origin (cf. Swedish kölsvin, Danish and Norwegian kjølsvin, from root of Old Norse kjölr (see keel (n.)) + swin "swine," used of timber (see swine). Or else from a similar Low German source.