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Athwartships

Athwartships means a direction across the width of a vessel.

What is Athwartships?

Athwartships means a direction across the width of a vessel. Across the vessel sideways, i.e. in a direction at right angles to the fore-and-aft line of the vessel. quotations to place / fix / stow something athwartships; to pace the bridge athwartships.

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