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…n different water bodies. (MORE)
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 (…summer, in sea water), if the vessel is loaded in such a way that the plimsoll mark is submerged, then it cannot sail. It is considered overloaded. This is done, of course, to protect the lives of the sailors on board.(MORE)
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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…muel Plimsoll, to try and stop the loss of lives and ships. Owners and shippers encouraged the captain to overload to get maximum freight for cost. The line is now assigned by insurance companies and enforced by laws, across the world. It looks like a circle with a line through it, on both sides midway along the side. The line through the middle must not be submerged, when floating in salt water, in summer seasonal waters. Another set of lines ahead of it, show modifications to the plimsoll line, allowing for seasonal differences, fresh water and timber cargoes. There are usually two letters placed fore and aft on the line. This denotes which insurance company has assigned the line. L R = Lloyd's Registry B V = Bureau Veritas(MORE)
the plimsole line or mark was named in the 19th century . the line shows if the vessel or boat is over it is out of the water then the vessel or boat is not over but if it is …in the water then the vessel or boat is over the weight and some thing must be taken off ! as it is legel to be over the weight that boat or vessel should be.(MORE)