Modern Ship & Shipbuilding Terminology

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Center of Buoyancy: The geometric center of a ship's underwater hull. When a ship rolls, the Center of Buoyancy will move as the underwater portion of the hull changes. When a ship rolls to starboard, it moves to starboard, and when the ship rolls to port, it moves to port. See also Metacenter.

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