Here are several examples of ships engaged in a jackstay transfer. One line which was kept as taut as possible by a group of seamen on each ship while the other line attached to the chair was pulled back and forth delivering a person or a piece of equipment from one ship to the other.
|The seat uses during a jackstay transfer|
|River Class Frigate HMCS Montreal on the left with another Canadian ship (From the 1940's)|
|HMCS Annapolis on the right with unidentified DDE on the right|
|HMCS Mackenzie on the left and an unidentified Canadian DDE on the right|
|Transfer carried out between two Royal Australian Navy ships|