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In Science

Why do ships have a plimsoll line?

  To tell how high or low the ship is resting in the water.   Also by examining the plimsoll line you can see how heavy a load is that the ship is carrying and is somet (MORE)
In Science

Why are plimsoll lines important?

They indicate the density of the seawater, which determines how much lift-force the water can apply to the ship. So, basically, the lines show how much cargo a ship can hold i (MORE)

What is plimsoll lines?

Plimsoll lines are lines on boats and ships. If the line goes beneath the water the ship has too much cargo to be safe. The line was instigated by the English politician, Sa (MORE)
In Physics

How does a plimsoll line work?

According to the International Load Line Convention, the Plimsoll mark is placed at the same level as the summer (or standard) minimum freeboard line. In standard conditions ( (MORE)
In Science

What is the plimsol line?

a plimsoll line is a line on the side of a boat and if the water went up above the line on the side of the ship it would mean that your ship is too heavy and it will sink rely (MORE)

What are plimsoll lines used for today?

the plimsoll lines are what is on the side on a boat. when you fill a boat with heavy goods, the water can be no higher than the line otherwise the boat sinks.
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