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Schedule A--Cordage End Use List (Continued)
Restrictions on other fibers
See Pack Rope... Lanyard..
A line attached to an article to make it fast.. Lanyards.
Rope used for tightening the shrouds and stays on board ship... Lanyards-Fender
Generally 3" to 342' circ. Reg. Lay. Used for lashing fenders to rai] (tug boats). Lanyard-Hammock
The rope attached to the hammock clews by which the hammock is suspended. Lanyard-Tripping...
See trip rope or tripping line. Lanyard-Whistle.
The rope or cord used for blowing a whistle Lariat rope.
A very hard laid rope used for lassoing cattle. Lashing rope
A general rope used for tying down or securing any object but not for shipping purposes. Lashing ropes.
Ropes for securing cargo in transit. Lashing rope- Aircraft.
Lashing rope used for securing equipment, etc. in transport planes. Lashing rope-Dory
Used to lash stacked or nested dories on a trawler... Lashing rope-Gripe.
A lashing spliced to the lip of the gripes, and secured to either the davit bead or strong back, for
purpose of securing life boat on deck of vessel. Lashing rope-Lise rafts.
A rope used to tie or otherwise secure life çasts aboard decko a vessel. Launching rope.
A rope used in connection with the launching of a vessel.. Launching rope-Trigger
Rope used in shipyards to trip device allowing vessels to slide down ways. Lead line-Sounding
A plain or cable laid rope used for determining the depth of water.. Lead line-Fyke nets
A leaded line attached to the bottom of the fyke leader. Lead line-Gillncts...
A leaded line attached to the bottom of the gill net.. Lead line-Haul seines.
A leaded line attached to the bottom of the haul seine netting-
A leaded line attached to the foot rope.
Ropes used to hang a lead used in connection with seines..
A rope used to hand a lead used in connection with reef nets.... Leech lines.
The rope used to haul the leech of courses and sometimes Top Sails along the yard. Lag rope
A small size rope used to hobble horses and other animals..... Life line..
See auxiliary line-lyle gun.. Lise line
A line secured along the deck to lay hold of in heavy weather... Lise line.
A knotted line secured to the span of lifeboat davits for use of the crew when boisting and
lowering Life line-Divers...
A line used to raise and lower a deep sea diver Life line-Fire & Police Departments. A rope used in conjunction with
the saving of life or valuable property Lise line-Liseboat or life raft.. A line festooned in bights, along each side of a lifeboat or raft. life ralt or float. Each bight is
equipped with seine floats. Lire preserver rope..
The hand rose around the outer side of a circular life preserver. Lise preserving rope.
l'sed from a reel set up on a beach with cork ring or torpedo life preserver attached Life pre
server carried out to victim by life guard. Rope used to pull both ashore. Lists
Yards are supported at the yardarm by lifts, leading througb blocks or fair leaders at the
masthead and thence to the deck. * Lift-Trolling pole ......
A pole or tackle suspended from the mast and connected to the trolling poles for the purpose of
raising or lowering the latter. Lifting lines-Dirers outfits.
Lines used to lift products harrested from the bottom, such as sponges, precious corals. avalone.
etc. by divers. Lizzard.
A rope fitted with a thimble and used as a leader for running rigging. Lobster Pot Warps..
See Pot Warps.. Lock Lines...
See Tow lines-Canal. Lock gate operating lines.
Used for operation of canal lock gates Log line....
A line used to transmit the rotation of the log propeller to the recording instrument aboard..
the vessel Long line..
See Trawl lines.. Lug ropes
Short. heavy ropes for tieing canal barges together. Main fish tackle
See Falls-boom tackle. Man ropes.
See grah ropes...... Mar. ropes
Ropes hung over a ship's side and used for assistance in ascending or descending. Mats-Blasting
Solid woven mats. 6 to 12 ft. sq. used to cover blasting areas to prevent flying fragments. Messenger.
A line used to lead the heary tow line around the capstan in ocean tow boats.. Messenger.
A light rope used for hauling over a heavier rope or cable, or fuel line... Messenger-Side set trawlers..
A line used to haul the towing warns to the towing block Mill carriage rope..
Used for moving a carriage, such as a log carriage back and fortb.
See construction rigging....
A rope attached permanently to a submerged anchor or weight used as a harbor mooring for
small boats, yachts, etc. Motion picture screen arrangement... Lowering and hoisting screen. Net-Brails.
A dipnet used to remove fish from a trap. Net-Cargo
A net constructed of rope and used for loading or discharging cargo from a ship... Net cargo--Stays..
A rope, sometimes referred to asa jackstay which serves as an outer frame for a cargo net and to
which the net is lashed. Nets-Circus safety...
The nets suspended below trapeze and other circus performers. Nets-Construction safety
The net used for the protection of workmen on construction jobs. Nets-Debarkation and life floats The inner netting rope which is attached to jackstays of nets hung orer the side of ships for.. net rope.
emergency debarkation and life saving. Nets-Jackstays-Cargo and debar- The supporting ropes to which the net ropes of cargo and debarkation nets are attached..
kation nets. • Net-Lashing rope.
Lines used to lash net on deck to rail when net is stored away. Net-Life float- Jackstay.
A net used to support the platform of a life float. Net-Lise net rope.
The rope used for making life nets used in Fire Department. Nets-Save all.
Nets hung from the sides of a ship to the dock to prevent cargo from falling into water in case
of Accident when discharging. .Net-Save all-stays...
A rope, sometimes referred to as backstay which serves as an outer frame for a sare-all net
and to which the net is lashed. Nigger lines.
See Hauling Lines. Ocean Bathing Safety Rope.
A rope supported by poles or buoys which serves as protection to batbers. Outboard gripe (lifeboat).
See lashing rope-gripe.. Outhauls...
The ropes by which sails are hauled out on the boom. These ropes are named for the part of
the sail they control, i. e. head outhaul--foot outhaul. Outbaul line Boom....
A line used to rig the boom out from amidships position 1ci overside for:alii , ou to remove it
from the area when men are working. *
Oyster Tong Hoisting Ropu.. A rope to raise or lower tongs used in oyster fishing. -
A light lashing line for tying packs, generally on animals.
A rope, one end of which is attached to a small boat the other end to the bow of a ship. This
rope is of suflicient length to allow the small boat to maneuver alongside the landing stage of
the ship. Is used pariicularly during rough weather. l'ainter-Seine....
A line atiached to the fish-bag end of a purse seine for the purpose of pulling the seine .o the
side of the vessel and completing the circle of netting about the fish. Painter-Shank..
The rope securing the fluke of an anchor on the billboard to a toe of the tumbler arm. Parbuckle rope.
Tvoropes for handling a spar or casti over the side in the bight of the rope...
See Easing out line..
A line used to control boom hook in heavy weather.
See topping list. Picket lines...
Lines to which the halters of horses or mules are attached. * Indicates end use related to fishing industry.
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Restrictions on other fibers
Pile driver rope...
See Hammer fall rope. Pipe Bending rope..
Performed on flat table with steel pegs. Pipe preheated-Rope Hooked on to protect.end of
pipe and by means of a winch, pipe is pulled to form the correct or required angle of bend. Ploughlines....
Small rope used for reins when plowing -
Thread rope connecting a buoy with a lobster or crab pot on the ocean floor; used also to hoist
the pots. Power transmission rope (144" and. Power transmission rope is an endless rope used in transmitting continuous mechanical power larger).
between driver and driven sheaved pulleys. Power transmissior rope (below 4" Same as above...
diam.). *Preventor guy.--
A line fastened between the mast and boom to add an additional safety factor for heavy lifts on
the boom. Projectile line.
See shot line. Pull rope...
Attached to cart, wagon or other vehicle used to pull or move apparatus by hand, such as hand
drawn fire hose apparatus. *Punt handling rope.
Lowering and hoisting punts. Purse bridles
See purse-ring bridles. *Purse-ring bridles...
Lengths of line with the ends seized to the lead line of a seine so as to form bridles. To the
center of each bridle is scized a purse-ring. *Purse line...
A line rove through rings attached to the bottom of a Seine. By hauling on this line the bot
tom of the net is closed or pursed. *Purse seine bow line.....
A short length of line fastened to the cork line on a purse seine in such a position as to be op.
posite the bow when the ends of the seine are hove to the side of the vessel. This line is
the net. *Purse seine stern line.
See purse seine bow line... Purse weight line....
A line used to raise and lower the “tom" weight on East Coast purse seines... Quarter rope.
A pair of lines used on side-set otter trawls that are fastened to the foot rope at the junction of
the wing and the bottom. Each line is passed thru an eye in a similar position on the head
the trawl aboard at the conclusion of a drag. Raft ropes.
A three strand rope used in binding logs together while being floated to a sawmill. *Rat lines.
A short length of tarred hemp rope, usually 14 "to 44" diam. running horizontally across the
shrouds for a step. *Reef points..
.Short lengths of rope secured to a sail used for reefing...
я Release line
See Cod end rope. Retrieving line..
See Easing-out line... Rib lines-Otter trawls...
See Belly Lines-otter trawls.. *Rib lines-- Pounds and traps. See hanging rope-fishing industry, Ridge rope...
The backbone of an awning. The backbone of any heavy tent. Ring rope..
The rope used to bend the chain to the anchor ring. Rip cord-Sailing ships.
Rope used to break out sails put up in steps.. Running line.
See Messenger. A line coiled in a boat and run from the ship to a dock or another ship Running line-Pile driver.
See hoisting rope.... Safety rope Antenne..
Check swing of antenna aboard vessels. Safety belt rope..
A rope used either in the construction of a belt or attached to a belt used to suspend or support a
person while engaged in hazardous work. Sail hem rope.
See bolt rope-sail.. Sand lines..
A small size cable laid rope; usually 58" diam. to 1/4" diam. incl. Sand lines are used to boist
the bailer in well drilling. Salsh cord....
Used for support of sash weights in window casements. Scaffold rope
See staging Scaling rope.
Generally similar in construction to a Iligh Climber rope-i. e. with a steel core. Used to lower
a person over the side of a cliff in a minc or quarry for the purpose, for instance, of drilling. *sdt line ...
See trawl lines.... Sheehan carrier rope....
A small transmission rope usually 18" to 58" diam. used for carrying the wet shcet around the
drying rolls in a paper mill. "sheet rope-(below l" diam.)...... A rope, often rove as a tackle, which regulates tbe angle at which a sail is so in relation to the
wind. Sieet rope (1" diam. and larger). Same as above.. Shore line-gill nets and seines. A length of line used to fasten the inside end of a net to the shore while towing the outer end.
The purpose of this operation is to hold the net in position and increase the catch. Shot lines-Lyle guns..
Soft laid rope used in connection with Lyle guns for rescue work on disabled ships. Shovel lines.
A line used in operation of shovels in unloading of grain...., Shrouds..
Side stays from the mast head to the rail and set up by dcadeyes.. Shrouds-Lifeboats..
Same as above....
Any rope used to convey signals by means of "Jerks", etc...
above. Skates-Vertical (lifeboats).
Ropes used to steady lifeboats and prevent them from capsizing while being low'ered from davits Silings (below 3" circ.)...
Ropes either spliced endless, knotied or used in conjunction with rigid platforms and used for
the transference of cargo or cquipment hy means of hooks, derricks or hoists, etc.; the sling
is secured around the object to be moved. slings—(3" circ. and larger)...
Same as above. *siing shots-Halibut fishery.
A line inserted between the ground or trawl line and the anchor or to serve as a point of attacb.
ment of the buoy line. *slip line...
See Cod end rope.. slip rope.
A rope bent to the anchor cable outboard of the bawsepipe and secured on the ressel's quarter;
used in slipping the cable. slip shots.
See Sling shots... Smiting line.
See Rip cord-sailing ships. Snells.
See ganging. snorter..
A hand line used around the deck of a trawler to nove heavy objects.
See lead line...
A rope used in conjunction with oil well drilling to couple or uncouple lengths of pipe. Sipray hood hem rope..
See holt rope-sail.*spreaders--Otter trawls-Stern set... Consists of 1 or 2 lines hetw'cen.cach otter door and its corresponding wing. The purpose of
these lines is to increase the distance between the doors and thus increase thc esciency of the
gear. spreaders-Otter trawls--Side set.... Consists of 1 or 2 lines between cach otter door and its corresponding wing: The purpose
of these lines is to increase the distance between the doors and thus increase the efficiency of
the gear. Spring lines...
See Niooring lines. A line used in mooring or docking to check the vessel from going forward or
spring, stern spring, etc. Sprit hem rope.
Bolt rope-sail. siprit line.
Line used to raise sprit sail on Bristol Bay gill netters. Sibrit tackle.
Tacks used to adjust sprit sail.
See Bos'n's chair rope..
Same as above. Staging rope-Deep sea diving. See Lise Line-diver. *Stake lipes...
Lines used to maintain stationary gear ip position such as the lines leading from lyke nets,
pound nets, or trap nets to stakes or piling. * Indicates end use related to fishing industry.
A triple purchase to hold up the boom of a trawler.. Stay..
A rope used for supporting a mast.. Stay running backstay
Used in a small sailing ressel to stay the mast, the weather one being set up and the lee one loose.
See guy lines...
See Bos'n's chair rope.
See mooring line.. *Stern fasts..
Used by mephaden purse boats while they are being towed behind the large boat and as they
approach a school of fish. Stern line....
See Mooring lines. A line used in mooring or docking to check the vessel from going forward.
Line is led ast thru stern chock making an angle or less than 45o to the keel. Steredoring rope..
Sce Falls Cargo. A special rope for high speed hoisting; used over winch or a gipsy head.. Stops
Sec Rcel points. stopper.
A line used to steady or stop the working end of a vessel's cargo hoom. Stopper-menhaden.
A line used to stop the working end of the purse boat listing tackle.. Stowage rope.
See lashing rope... Strap.....
A rope spliced endless, usually with a short splice used in suspending or making fast. A small
sling is sometimes called a strap. Strap- Anchor.
A short line with an eye splice in cach end, one of which is attached to the anchor. Strap- Belly.
A robe passed around a boat for hanging a kedge anchor in carrying out the anchor... Strap- Bow (Small Boats).
A line passed through a hole in the steni of a skiff or small hoat and spliced io form a loop. Tbe
skiff painter is attached to this loop. Strap-block. ...
A strap used to suspend a block alori.. Strap-Buoy keg.
Consists of two lines lightly fitted around the side of a keg and interlaced to prevent their work.
ing over the ends The two loops are provided with two bridles for fastening the buoy line
and Nagpole. Strap-Flagpole
Consists of a bridle attached to the Nagpole and a line for attaching to the buoy keg*Strap-lifting (fishery).
A strap used to wra] around nets, lines or objects in order to hook them to the lifting tackle.. Straps--Skate bottom
Consists of 4 short lines spliced one to cach corner of a small squarc of canvas. Two adjacent
lines are provided with a grommet and the complete "skate bottom" is used to hold a skate
of gear in proprer manner and prevent tangling. Strap-Splitting.
Consists of a loop passed through straps located at suitable points around the fish bag so as to
cod end are hove to the surface by the haul-up line and lifted aboard by the fishing tackle. Strap-Tow
A heavy rope, spliced endless and used for side towing by harbor tugs. Sweep Lines.
l'sed to support heavy sweep bar over sheaves under barges in sounding for high spots. Tack
The rope hy' which the forward lower corner of a fore and aft sail is held down and secured Tackline.
The rope that hauls down the tack of a gaff topsail.... Tackline.
A short length of line used to separate Nags in a hoist. Tag line.
A rope used to guide loads which are being hoisted and moved off the ground. Tarpaulin rope
A rope usually attached to, and for securing or making fast a tarpaulin.. Telegraph line.
A small transinission rope used in the oil field for controlling the speed of the engine from the
derrick floor. Tent rope-Guy line..
Rope used in tying down or securing tents. Tent rope-Shelter..
The rope used on the halves of sheliór tents.. Tie ropes--Cover....
Small lines not attached to covers or tarpaulins but which are used to secure or lash a cover to
or around an ohject. Tie rope...
A small rope usually !" diam. used for staking out grazing animals..... Tie down rope-Aircraft..
A rope uscel to tie dow'n or otherwise secure aircraft to the ground as a protection against being
damaged hy wind, etc. "riller ropes (vessels 5 net .ons and A line running from the steering windlass through blocks to the tiller......
over). l'iller rope (vessels-under 5 net tons). Same as above.... Top lift.
See Boom list.... *Topping list (below ?s" diam.).... A tackle or rope leading from the head of a mast of a vessel or derrick employed to raise or top
the end of a boom. Topping lift (?s" diam. and larger)... Same as above.. Torpedo lines-oil well..
Approximately " diani. rope used to lower explosives into oil or gas well preparatory to
shooting" ihe well.
vessels (below 3" circ.).
vessels (3" circ. and larger). low line-Lise boat....
l'sed 10 10w a life buat behind a larger vessel or hehind another life boat.... Tow line-Seine and purse boat.. The line used for towing the seine or purse boat behind the fishing boat.. Tow line-Skill (fishery)..
than 3" circ.)
and larger). Tow line-Tender (fishery).
l'sid to tow henvy scow's Inden with fish...... low line-Towing spar..
Used 10t0w spor which keeps ships in position...
The ropas used for towing heavy machinery in mines.
and the low, or when the tow consists of more than one unit, the line between the uuits. Tow lines-Tug boat (not smaller same as above....
than 3" circ.). "Towing line--Purse scine....
See hauling line (purse: scine).... Traces....
Ropa traces used as a substitute for leather trarrs in some types of harness usually farm or ar.
lillery harness Trap hanging lines...
See met roj... Traveler line..
Line rureid io sounding boom and to lower and hoist.. I'rawl lines.
A long line consisting of 1 or more skates", "tubs", or coils of gear set in a continuous and sub.
stani ially straight line. With the exmpiion of crab trot lines, the trawl lines hare spells or
gahigins 31 tached at regular intervals. Tree surgery rope...
Antility rape used as the name implies. Trip line...
The line used for holilin: a clory or fender off shore.... Trip ropes.
A utility ropt used to trip unloading devices.. Tripping line..
A live lise el for capsizing a sea anchor. A line used for releasing a pelican hook, etc.. Trolley car rope.
A rope used to pull down and secure a trolley pole... *Trot line...
lised is the main or ground line for crah fishing and flag lines. Truck rope..
A rope used in making loads fast on a truck or to serve as a lacing to prevent loads from being
lost out of the rear of a truck. Tynnel lines..
See net ropte'... Turutable lines...
A line used by West Coast purse seiners to swing the turntable. One end is attached to a
corner of the table, the other is brought to the gypsy Tye...
The pendant of the purchase for hoisting the yards. Up and down line.
See hreast line.. Utility Rope..
Rope used for making small straps, seizing, etc. Vang rope.....
A rope running from end of gaut to the deck.. *Indicates end use related to fishing industry.
Valpg rope (78" diam. and larger). Used lor swinging the cargo boom .n loading or discharging cargo..
Small twisted or braided ropes used for the operation of venetian blinds.
A light hawser used to draw a vessel to a pier or some other fixed object. Weiter bag.
Rope handle or sling attached to fabric water bag for desert use. Weather Cloth-Sheet lines
A rope used to support canvas rigged as shelter in life boats. W 11 ropes.
Ropes used for raising and lowering the bucket in water wells.
A three strand rope 674"' to 7"' circ. which connects the foregoers to the ship.
the tiller. Wheel rope (vessels under 10 net tons). Same as above. Winch rope.----
A rope used to draw or drag or pull an object by means of a power or band driven winch, cap
stan or gypsy head, etc. window cleaning rope.
A safety rope, %" diam. and larger used through a window cleaner's belt to attach him to the
building. *wing control line (otter trawls). Line used to steady wing of a trawl.. W ping rope.....
Rope used in the manufacture of wire and cable to remove excessive lubrication and to polish
surface of the wire or cable. wire rope centers, (larger than 1764" The fiber rope core serving as a base or cushion around which wire strands are twisted in the diam.).
manufacture of wire rope. 'Wre rope onters-(1764" diam. and Same as above....
Yarn twisted alternately with strands of wire in manufacturing of spring lay type cables..
A cable laid rope usually 10" circ. and larger usod in floating stranded ships.... Whip rope- Ammunition
See Falls-ammunition... wpip line-Lyle gun.
An intermediate line between the shot line and the auxiliary line used initially to haul out the
auxiliary line and also to draw the breeches buoy back and forth along the auxiliary line. Yacht rope..
Rope used for the running rigging of yachts..
SCHEDULE B-CORDAGE END USE LIST The use of agave fiber for the manufacture of binder and baler twine will be authorized as stated in paragraph (d) (2). Normal end usles of agave twine are as follows. Agave is now permitted only where indicated.
Restrictions on other Obers
Christmas tree twine...-
A single ply twine, usually tarred or dyed for binding Christmas trees in bundles for shipping..
This yarn is comparable to a binder twine, in certain parts of the country where a mechanical
done by hand, fodder yarn is used.
hard fiber fishing pets. Also for mending pets.
general tying purposes.
tically every industry uses tying twine in some forme.
Indicates end use related to fishing industry. (1) Definitions. In this order:
(4) "Jute" means jute tiber, including does not include any product falling
0 (1) "Cordage fiber" means manila, butts (often called cuttings), also
also within the definitions of “rope", "binder agave, jute and istle as defined in (2) to meshta, urena lobata (commonly called twine" or "baler twine."
” (5) below, when spinnable over ma- congo jute), and punga, but does not in- (9) "Binder twine" means a single chinery, and coir as defined in (6) be- clude processor's mill waste.
yarn twine usually containing agave, but low.
(5) "Istle" means istle fiber, including sometimes containing manila, istle, jute, (2) "Manila" means fiber which is but not limited to the types or grades coir, hemp, cotton or paper, suitable for commonly known in the trade by this commonly known as palma and pita, but use in a harvesting machine and of the term and also known as abaca or Manila does not include processor's mill waste. type customarily heretofore manufacHemp, wherever grown (either stripped (6) "Coir" means the fiber obtained tured. It is put up in balls of approxidr decorticated), but does not mean the from the fibrous shell of the coconut.
mately five to eight pounds, packed six to fiber grades of T2 and T3, O or Y, or
(7) "Rope" means any rope or cable, ten to the bale. It measures five hunequivalent, as established by the Insular treated or untreated, composed of three dred feet to the pound with a plus or Government of the Philippine Islands, or more strands containing any cotton or
minus tolerance of five per cent, and processor's mill waste or bagasse.
cordage fiber, each strand composed of contains a lubricant of at least ten per (3) “Agave” means fiber of the species two or more yarns, but does not include cent of the weight of the twine and an inqf agave sisalana, agave fourcroydes, and strings and twines of whatever construc- sect repellant. It is also known as bindagave cantala, of all grades and qualities tion which are commonly used for tying,
ing twine. including tow and fiber under 20'' in sewing, baling or other commerical pack
(10) "Baler twine" means a single length, commonly known in the trade as aging use.
yarn usually made of agave fiber and Sisal, henequen, cantala, and maguey, (8) “Twine" means any single or plied used in a self-tying machine for baling and sometimes preceded by an adjective yarn
yarn or roving, including marlin and hay, straw or other fodder crops. designating the country or district of tarred seizings, containing any cotton or Grigin, but does not include processor's cordage fiber, for use as a tying material, Thill waste or bagasse.
for sewing or for any similar purpose, but