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# _____ suggested that the ships should be marked with load lines.

Samuel plimsoll

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A load line, also called Plimsoll mark found by Samuel plimsoli, is a marking indicating the extent to which the weight of a load may safely submerge a ship, by way of a waterline limit. The purpose of the load line is to ensure that a ship has sufficient freeboard (the height from the waterline to the main deck) and thus sufficient reserve buoyancy (volume of ship above the waterline).

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