Athwartships

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Athwartships definition: get a summary, overview, and a better understanding of this travel term in the Dauntless Jaunter Travel Glossary.

Updated: 2017-12-07.

Athwartships, or athwart, refers to an area across a ship from side to side (port to starboard).

Athwartships is a locational term mostly associated with water vessels and the maritime side of travel, though it can be used for aircraft, as well.

See also midships and amidships.

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