SPARS

SPARS was the nickname for the United States Coast Guard Women`s Reserve, created 23 November 1942 with the signing of Public Law 773 by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. The name is the contraction of the Coast Guard motto: Semper Paratus and its English translation, Always Ready. The name also refers to a spar in nautical usage. Like the oth....
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Spars

Common Rafters.
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Spars

Short lengths (27"- 30") of cleft hazel that are used by thatchers to secure layers of straw or reed to rooves when thatching. Pointed at both ends they are twisted and used as a pronged peg to hold the thatch. Longer layers of split hazel are also used to hold the outer layer of thatch. These are often known as liggers. Most spar makers will be ab...
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spars

Spanwise load-carrying members of a wing or tail
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Spars

Spars [from the motto “Semper Paratus,” Lat.,=always prepared], the women's reserve of the U.S. Coast Guard, created in Nov., 1942, to release men for sea duty. Wartime enlistment reached a peak of 10,000. The service was demobilized in 1946; but it was reactivated in 1965, and women wer...
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