upright=1.35, The heavily listing ship ''Ivory Tirupati''.
The angle of list is the degree to which a vessel
heels (leans or tilts) to either port
at equilibrium—with no external forces acting upon it.
Listing is caused by the off-centerline distribution of weight aboard due to uneven loading or to flooding.
By contrast, roll
is the dynamic movement from side to side caused by waves
. If a listing ship goes beyond the point where a righting moment will keep it afloat, it will capsize
and potentially sink.
* Angle of loll
employs the wind
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* Keeled over
* Metacentric height
Ship motions are defined by the six degrees of freedom that a ship, boat or any other craft
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