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athwartship
across; at right angles to
bow
the foward end of a ship or boat
bulkhead
a vertical partition on a ship
companionways
deck opening giving access to a ladder
compartments
interior space of a ship
decks
horizontal planking or plating that divides a ship into layers
flats
plating or gratings installed to provide working or walking surfaces above bilges
for and aft
lengthwise direction on a ship
forcastle deck
deck above the main deck at the bow
gallery deck
first half or partial deckbelow the flight deck of an aircraft carrier
hull
the supporting body of a ship
keel
the backbone of a ship
levels
a general term used to designate deck heights above the main deck
port
to the left of the centerline when facionf foward
quarterdeck
area designated for the conduct of official functions
starboard
to the right of the centerline when facing foward
stern
the aftermost part of a vessel
waterline
the waterline along the hull of a ship afloat