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athwartship

[ə′thwȯrt‚ship]
(naval architecture)
Perpendicular to the fore and aft centerline of a ship.

athwartship

A direction at right angles to the longitudinal axis of an aircraft.
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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.
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.
This spacious yacht has a three-stateroom layout that includes a large salon, forward owner's suite, twin cabin and a VIP stateroom with athwartships double berth.