Ram Bow


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Ram Bow

 

a projection of the underwater section of a ship’s prow, used to cut down an enemy ship. Ram bows were used in rowing fleets and in the armor-clad fleets of the second half of the 19th century.

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The Cerberus design is characterised by a long, slender main hull that is augmented by a high bow freeboard, which is complemented by Vosper's fine form ram bow.