Side by side; by the side of.



Related Terms

MOLDED BEAM

The maximum breadth of a hull measured between the inboard surfaces of the side shell plating of flush-plated ships

BILGE

A recess area fitted at the curved section between the bottom and the side into which water drains from holds or other spaces.

BREASTHOOK

A triangular plate bracket joining port and starboard side stringers at the stem.

CARGO PORT

Opening in a ship's side for loading and unloading cargo.

DRAFT MARKS

The numbers which are placed on each side of a ship at the bow and stern from the lower edge of the number to the bottom of the keel

FORWARD OR 
FORE PERPENDICULARS

A vertical line at the intersection of the fore side of the stem and the summer load waterline (See length between perpendiculars)

HEEL

The inclination of a ship to one side (See list)

LONGITUDINALS

Fore-and-aft structural shape or plate members attached to the underside of decks, flats, or to the inner bottom, or on the inboard side of the shell plating.

MARGIN BRACKET

A bracket connecting a side frame to the margin plate at the bilge

AFTER PERPENDICULARS

A vertical line at the intersection of the summer load line and the after side of the rudder post or sternpost, or the centerline of the rudder stock if there is no rudder post or sternpost

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