It's about nine-tenths as long as Baseball base distances
In other words, 13.04 fathoms is 0.869330 times the length of Baseball base distances, and the length of Baseball base distances is 1.15030 times that amount.(MLB Official Baseball Rules specification)
According to MLB Official Baseball Rules, the distance between baseball diamond bases is 15 fathoms. While second and home base are located upon the corners of the 27.432 sq. m area created by the bases, first and third base are placed within that square, to better allow the umpires to judge whether a ball is fair or foul.
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as long as a Cricket Pitch
In other words, 13.04 fathoms is 1.185450 times the length of a Cricket Pitch, and the length of a Cricket Pitch is 0.8435620 times that amount.(per Marylebone Cricket Council / International Cricket Council Law #6)
The length of a cricket pitch, from one bowling crease to the other, is 11 fathoms. The wickets at either end of the pitch stand 0.3937010 fathoms tall including the bails.
It's about one-and-one-fourth times as long as a Bowling Lane
In other words, 13.04 fathoms is 1.24490 times the length of a Bowling Lane, and the length of a Bowling Lane is 0.803280 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin; including pin deck)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling lane should measure 10.4750 fathoms. In a Professional Bowling Association game, the lane must be lubricated by about 25 ml (0.85 fl. oz) of oil.
It's about one-and-three-fifths times as tall as The Hollywood Sign
In other words, the height of The Hollywood Sign is 0.630 times 13.04 fathoms.(a.k.a. Hollywoodland Sign) (Mount Lee, Hollywood Hills, Santa Monica Mountains, California)
Each of the white letters in the Hollywood Sign measures 8.20 fathoms tall. Built as an advertisement in 1923, the sign was intended to stand for only eighteen months.
It's about one-and-three-fifths times as long as a Semitrailer
In other words, 13.04 fathoms is 1.630 times the length of a Semitrailer, and the length of a Semitrailer is 0.61350 times that amount.(a.k.a. semi-trailer truck, a.k.a. semi, a.k.a. tractor-trailer, a.k.a. truck and trailer, a.k.a. eighteen-wheeler, a.k.a. big rig, a.k.a. Mack truck, a.k.a. transport, a.k.a. lorry, a.k.a. artic; for box truck; United States Federal length limits)
According to the United States Department of Transportation (DOT), the maximum allowable length of a semitrailer pulled by a road tractor truck is 8 fathoms (unless superseded by state law). These regulations also allow the vehicles to tow up to 36,000 kg in gross weight.
It's about three-fifths as long as Ha'Penny Bridge
In other words, 13.04 fathoms is 0.5560 times the length of Ha'Penny Bridge, and the length of Ha'Penny Bridge is 1.80 times that amount.(a.k.a. Droichead na Leathphingine, a.k.a. Liffey Bridge, a.k.a. Droichead na Life, f.k.a. Wellington Bridge) (Quay of Bachelors Walk, Temple Bar Neighborhood, Dublin, Ireland)
The Ha'Penny Bridge, crossing the River Liffey in Dublin, measures 23.50 fathoms in total length. Over 30,000 pedestrians cross the breach each day.
It's about one-and-four-fifths times as tall as a Brachiosaurus
In other words, the height of a Brachiosaurus is 0.560 times 13.04 fathoms.(based on comparable bone measurements, height to head)
Dinosaurs in the genus Brachiosaurus had an estimated height (at the head with neck fully extended) of up to 7.10 fathoms. A resin cast of the first Brachiosaurus specimen, owned by the Field Museum in Chicago, is currently on display at the O'Hare International Airport.