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    a drum for winding a mooring rope on shall be installed aboard the ship

    Hello again!

    A drum for winding a mooring rope on shall be installed aboard the ship.
    The above sentence says that a drum onto which a mooring rope is usually wound shall be installed aboard the ship.

    Is the original phrase properly formulated?

    Thank you.

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    Re: a drum for winding a mooring rope on shall be installed aboard the ship

    Quote Originally Posted by JACEK1 View Post
    Hello again!

    A drum for winding a mooring rope on shall be installed aboard the ship.
    The above sentence says that a drum onto which a mooring rope is usually wound shall be installed aboard the ship.

    Is the original phrase properly formulated?

    Thank you.
    Where did you find this?

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    Re: a drum for winding a mooring rope on shall be installed aboard the ship

    It's part of the translation which I had to make from Polish into English for a workmate of mine.

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    Re: a drum for winding a mooring rope on shall be installed aboard the ship

    Simpler than 'A drum for winding a mooring rope on' is 'a mooring rope drum', which is a term in use in the seafaring world.

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    Re: a drum for winding a mooring rope on shall be installed aboard the ship

    I didn't know that, so I took a longer "path".

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