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WINCHES

A winch is a mechanical device that is used to pull in (wind up) or let out (wind out) or otherwise adjust the "tension" of a rope or wire rope (also called "cable" or "wire cable"). On commercial ships winches are usually powered, and used with a capstan or windlass when used to raise or lower an anchor.

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