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English translation: sea-cocks

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Spanish term or phrase:llaves de fondo
English translation:sea-cocks
Entered by: Simon Bruni
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19:17 Aug 25, 2008
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Ships, Sailing, Maritime
Spanish term or phrase: llaves de fondo
Hello. From a newspaper article about yachts sinking while moored:

"Dentro de esta última cifra, el 50% se fueron a pique por fallos en los pasa-cascos o llaves de fondo; un 30% fueron pasto de las llamas por el sobrecalentamiento de sus instalaciones, y el otro 20% por razones diversas..."

Thanks for your help :)
Simon Bruni
United Kingdom
Local time: 05:27
sea-cocks
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bigedsenior
Local time: 21:27
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Great, thanks :)
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sea-cocks


Explanation:
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bigedsenior
Local time: 21:27
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Great, thanks :)

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