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  1. Brig - A jail or jail cell on a ship or naval shore base.
  2. A brig is a vessel with two masts both rigged square.
  3. Brig: A Brig is a two-masted vessel, square-rigged -- i.e. (Web site)
  4. Brig - A compartment that serves as a jail aboard the ship. (Web site)
  5. The brig is a relatively small, well-managed jail with approximately 400 mostly low-risk prisoners. (Web site)

Both Masts

  1. Brig - is a two-masted vessel with both masts square rigged. (Web site)
  2. In modern parlance, a brigantine is a principally fore-and-aft rig with a square rigged foremast, as opposed to a brig which is square rigged on both masts.
  3. Columbia Encyclopedia Home Library Reference Columbia Encyclopedia brig, two-masted sailing vessel, square-rigged on both masts. (Web site)


  1. Brig - Prison on a ship or shore base. (Web site)
  2. A British officer commanding a brig off the Spanish coast in 1835 wrote in his diary. (Web site)
  3. Nothing saved the "lucky" little brig from capture but a favorable shifting of the wind. (Web site)
  4. He captured a British brig and an American merchantman before returning to Isle de France. (Web site)
  5. HMS Beagle was a Cherokee class 10-gun brig of the Royal Navy, named after the beagle, a breed of dog.
  6. Personal identification in the form of a picture ID will be required of each visitor in order to enter the brig visitation area.

Brig Uss

  1. The brig USS Oneida used during the War of 1812. (Web site)
  2. The brig USS Niagara captained by commander Oliver Hazard Perry in the Battle of Lake Erie, a pivotal victory for the United States in the War of 1812. (Web site)


  1. The brig actually developed as a variant of the brigantine.
  2. Note that while the famous ghost ship Mary Celeste is sometimes called a brig, she was probably a brigantine.


  1. About five o'clock the privateers left them and stood for the southward, when the ship and brig crowded all their sail for the channel.
  2. On September 13, 1842, the American Brig Somers set sail from the Brooklyn Navy Yard on one of the most significant cruises in American naval history. (Web site)


  1. The brig Enterprise in the film Star Trek: Generations (also portrayed by the brig Lady Washington). (Web site)
  2. The brig Interceptor in the film Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl (portrayed by the brig Lady Washington). (Web site)
  3. The cargo hauling brig Farmer owned by George Washington. (Web site)
  4. Jacob Hornberger, president of The Future of Freedom, a libertarian think tank near Washington, D.C., added that "the brig officer has it all wrong. (Web site)


  1. In nautical terms, a brig is a vessel with two square-rigged masts.
  2. In sailing, a brig is a vessel with two masts at least one of which is square rigged. (Web site)
  3. The brig---s foremast is smaller than the main mast. (Web site)
  4. In sailing, a full-rigged brig is a vessel with two square rigged masts (fore and main).[1] The main mast of a brig is the aft one. (Web site)
  5. With larger ships the use of additional masts was beneficial, so the Brig and the Barque gradually replaced the Cog.


  1. Initially, evaluators conducted surveys of brig staff taken before the biometric system was fully in place. (Web site)
  2. Brig staff could access the data from each housing unit, the control center, and the enrollment area. (Web site)
  3. Currently, the brig staffed with a multi-service staff consisting of four civilians, one Air Force, five Army, five Marines and 52-Navy personnel.


  1. Forces from the U.S. sloop of war Dale exacted redress for the unlawful imprisonment of the captain of an American whaling brig.
  2. Other small vessels that passed away were the sloop of war General Gates, the brig Diligent, the cutter Revenge and the sloop Argo. (Web site)

Sailing Ship

  1. A brig ( brigantine) is a two-masted sailing ship.
  2. Brig. T wo-masted sailing ship with square rigging on both masts. (Web site)


  1. As part of that effort, NIJ and DoD identified the Charleston naval brig as a demonstration site. (Web site)
  2. In the end, the fingerprint recognition method, now used in conjunction with hand geometry, was judged to work best at the Charleston brig. (Web site)
  3. Iris recognition was the most accurate method tested at the Charleston brig, but it was similarly judged too slow to work effectively in a jail setting. (Web site)


  1. Seymour said that brig officials were given five months to prepare to confine enemy combatants.
  2. Seymour said brig officials also had to learn about the detainees' cultural traditions. (Web site)
  3. At the same time, the computer tracking system improved the efficiency of corrections specialists and other brig officials. (Web site)


  1. The brig HMS Sophie in Master and Commander by Patrick O'Brian later adapted into a film (but using the frigate HMS Surprise rather than a brig).
  2. Hull later commanded the schooner Enterprise and the brig Argus, receiving promotion to the rank of Master Commandant in 1804 and to Captain in 1806.


  1. However in the 1770s the two-masted sloop re-appeared in a new guise as the brig sloop. (Web site)
  2. The presentation begins with an introduction by Sandy Seymour, technical director of the brig.
  3. Given command of the brig Argus in 1803, he took it to the Mediterranean for service in the First Barbary War against Tripoli. (Web site)


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