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Midshipman's Hitch (2). cf 1. 127.
[diagram] [diagram]

H. 30. iv. T.
See i.127.

[Diagram] [Diagram]
To make: Make a half hitch and
then, taking a above it take it twice
round the standing part b down towards
the half hitch.
Uses & characteristics A variation of
(no 1. g.v. 1. 127.) the Sailor's Knot.
Characteristics: An overhand (knot, or
rather) half hitch + a twofold (knot to
secure it, or rather a twofold) half
hitch. It is practically a Sailor's Knot
with an extra turn for the 2nd 1/2 hitch

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