Modern Ship & Shipbuilding Terminology

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Search result for definition: center of gravity
Center of Gravity: The center of mass of the vessel. The location of the Center of Gravity is dependent upon the distribution of all weight within and on the ship including the ship itself, its cargo, supplies, armaments etc.
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