Athwartships


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Athwartships

In shipping, describing something lying sideways across a vessel.
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During separate runs, he analyzed the model's response to various shocks, including fore and aft, athwartships, and vertically.
Athwartships at the mainmast a heavy, nail-studded timber barricade with a single small steel door was built to divide the convict from the guard and crew quarters.
Now in the shoe, the device went across an athwartships passageway, up to the O-10 level, circulated around Pri-Fly for 10 minutes, went back down the ladder, on to the flight deck (still undetected), up to the bow, through part of the FOD walkdown and continued aft to a spot near JBD No.
The carbon rig has fixed bowsprit for asymmetric spinnakers and the jib is controlled by athwartships tracks.
As he cleared the end of the platform Ely encountered a wind gust that tipped the airplane slightly, but he quickly adjusted, cut the engine, and touched down, the hooks seizing the 11th athwartships line and bringing the machine to a rest in about 30 feet.