Those next the keel are called ground-futtocks or navel-timbers, and the rest upper futtocks.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
There was a general laugh, set, I am sorry to say, by Sir Francis Futtock.
"The Cruise of the Frolic" by W.H.G. Kingston
But the cooper, with his feet dangling over the futtocks and his head sunk on his chest, made no sign.
"A Modern Buccaneer" by Rolf Boldrewood
He kept looking up, till at length he determined to go round by the futtock-shrouds into the top.
"Off to Sea" by W.H.G. Kingston
Formerly the middle third was parcelled over the service, below the wake of the futtock staff.
"The Seaman's Friend" by Richard Henry Dana