Cleat
Fitting on boats and docks to which line is tied
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Tiny cleat with a broken arm
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Cleat: A Thing Nautical
Berkeley Marina internal link Berkeley, California
(Photo posted Sunday 8 June 2008)
(Photo taken sometime in 2007)
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Tiny cleat with a broken arm


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Large rusty, Chinese-made cleat with new bolts
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Cleat: A Thing Nautical
The Embarcadero, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Sunday 8 June 2008)
(Photo taken sometime in 2007)
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Large rusty, Chinese-made cleat with new bolts


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Former ship's cleat used as decoration
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Cleat: A Thing Nautical
Sausalito, California
(Photo posted Sunday 8 June 2008)
(Photo taken 13:25:24 Sunday 12 January 2008)
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Former ship's cleat used as decoration


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Stout ship cleats actually holding a ship's lines
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Cleat: A Thing Nautical
Fisherman's Wharf internal link San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Sunday 8 June 2008)
(Photo taken 14:33:54 Sunday 27 April 2008)
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Stout ship cleats actually holding a ship's lines


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Chain and line were both held by this cleat
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Cleat: A Thing Nautical
The Embarcadero, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Sunday 8 June 2008)
(Photo taken 14:36:04 Sunday 27 April 2008)
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Chain and line were both held by this cleat


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The cleat was clean and white as if never used
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Cleat: A Thing Nautical
Hornblower Bay Cruise, San Francisco Bay
(Photo posted Sunday 8 June 2008)
(Photo taken 11:24:16 Sunday 18 May 2008)
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The cleat was clean and white as if never used


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Two massively over used cleats
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Cleat: A Thing Nautical
Hornblower Bay Cruise, San Francisco Bay
(Photo posted Sunday 8 June 2008)
(Photo taken 11:28:14 Sunday 18 May 2008)
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Two massively over used cleats


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Although rusted, the great cleat was strong as ever
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Cleat: A Thing Nautical
Off of Mission Bay, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Sunday 8 June 2008)
(Photo taken 10:01:59 Saturday 24 May 2008)
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Although rusted, the great cleat was strong as ever


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A rusted old cleat cut off from work by a fence
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Cleat: A Thing Nautical
Treasure Island internal link San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Sunday 22 February 2010)
(Photo taken 11:28:14 Saturday 21 June 2008)
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A rusted old cleat cut off from work by a fence


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This cleat was held down with eight bolts
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Cleat: A Thing Nautical
Treasure Island internal link San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Sunday 22 February 2010)
(Photo taken 13:21:46 Saturday 21 June 2008)
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This cleat was held down with eight bolts


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Handsome old cleat now imbeded in asphalt
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Cleat: A Thing Nautical
The Embarcadero, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Sunday 22 February 2010)
(Photo taken 20:03:56 Friday 10 July 2009)
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Handsome old cleat now imbeded in asphalt


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Middle Harbor Park 2010
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Cleat: A Thing Nautical
Middle Harbor Shoreline Park Oakland internal link
Operated by: East bay Regional Park District
7th St. at Middle Harbor Road, Oakland, California
(Photo posted Saturday 15 January 2011)
(Photo taken 15:29:42 Sunday 14 March 2010)
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The cleat at the edge of the walkway in Middle Harbor Park was purely decorative. Beyond it stood the cranes of the Port Of Oakland external link.


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Anacapa Island Tour 2010
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Cleat: A Thing Nautical
Anacapa Island Tour
From Channel Islands Harbor, Oxnard, California
(Photo posted Saturday 15 January 2011)
(Photo taken 09:29:07 Friday 8 October 2010)
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The Vangard was a fine tour boat. Just before release, it was tied to shore with a line looped around a cleat. The thinner line held a fender in place while still tied to the dock.


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