Athwartships

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Athwartships

In shipping, describing something lying sideways across a vessel.
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Shortly thereafter, the Bureau of Aeronautics announced that space aboard the carriers USS Yorktown (CV 5) and USS Enterprise (CV 6) would be reserved for these hydraulic catapults: two for the flight deck and one athwartships on the hangar deck.
At all times except when whales were alongside, this bench was securely lashed athwartships against the rear of the Try-works.
During separate runs, he analyzed the model's response to various shocks, including fore and aft, athwartships, and vertically.