Port

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Port (alcoholic beverage)

Port is a sweet fortified wine. Originating in Portugal in the mid 15th century it became popular in England in the early 19th century.

Port (shipping)

Ports are facilities that allow the transfer of goods and travellers. Most ships have a home port.

Port (SCA Branch)

Ports are institutional branches of the SCA based at a military installation in situations where groups of members will be detached for long periods, as naval ships are wont to do.

Ports require:

The 'territory' of such branches is defined in terms of affiliation with the institution where they are based, not in terms of physical boundaries. Institutional branches may report directly to a kingdom, but if their institution is located within the borders of a branch of any other class, they report through that branch. They differ from other local branches in that they go dormant if membership falls below five (5), rather than being disbanded.