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In the age of sail, everything aboard the ship was controlled by various ropes. The entire assemblage of ropes and what each did was quite complex to an inexperienced sailor. Only experienced seamen “knew the ropes.”

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Charles McCain

Charles McCain is a Washington DC based freelance journalist and novelist. He is the author of "An Honorable German," a World War Two naval epic. You can read more of his work on his website: http://charlesmccain.com/

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