Defining ship’s draft, trim and list

Draft

The vertical distance from the surface of the water to the keel of the ship.

Trim

The difference between the forward and aft draft.

One of the factors used in volume correction.

List

The leaning or inclination of a vessel expressed in degrees to port or starboard.

Author: Aarif Billah

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