In a large vessel, the leading block for tow rope can be fixed to the end of the quarter-boat's davits.
The leading block ship had been timed to pass the lighthouse twenty-five minutes after the Vindictive came alongside.
The leading block on the yard may be fitted with a lizard, if thought necessary.
A leading block for the tow rope is placed on the deck by span or bolt a few feet in front of the brake.
The Cat was in the coil of rope, and in whizzing through the leading block the rope cut off its tail.