What is the purpose of circle in Plimsol mark on ship side ?

It was named after UK Senator Samuel Plimsol, who enacted that vessel while loading should not load more than this Plimsol mark. This is mainly to avoid/prevent overloading.

Aman Arya

Aman Arya

Dec 8, 2017

but sir that is the purpose of different load lines.why circle is introduced.

Debanshu Roy

Debanshu Roy

Dec 20, 2017

http://www.derby-guide.co.uk/samuel_plimsoll.html