They are split out for the addition of the false keel, and therefore should be of the most free-grained timber.
At midnight she was got off, leaving sixty feet of her false keel behind.
The sheathing from the bow on that side was torn off, and a great part of the false keel was gone.
I tried to fix a false keel on her, but my appliances were few, and I was unsuccessful.
Jack had also overcome the difficulty about the keel, by pinning to it a false keel.
A strip of her false keel has been forced from its attachments, drawing the heavy bolts, and tearing away some of our sheathing.
Her false keel had been broken and had swung across her main keel, which we could not repair.
If this system goes wrong a false keel of thirty-six hundredweight can be detached and the boat springs up to the surface.
She hung on to a reef, and not until she had parted with her false keel would she push on and gain the open.
A piece of timber attached to its lower part to render it nearly level with the false keel.