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A beam projecting outward from the bow of a ship and used as a support to lift the anchor.
(Nautical Terms) a fitting at the bow of a vessel for securing the anchor when raised
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, carved in wood or cast in iron, were also functional.
Interventions to prevent deck winch injuries might include guarding of winch drums and catheads
, avoiding working alone on deck, not wearing baggy clothing, and improvements to cable winding guides.
like angel wings or mounded bumpy rough like catheads
, depending on