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SHIP TERMINOLOGY I

STUDY
PLAY
TOPSIDE
UPSTAIRS
BELOW
DOWNSTAIRS
DECK
FLOOR
OVERHEAD
CEILING
BULKHEAD
VERTICAL WALL
PASSAGEWAY
HALLWAY
FORE
TOWARD THE FRONT
AFT
TOWARD THE REAR
CENTERLINE
DIVIDES A SHIP IN HALF LENGTHWISE
STARBOARD
TO THE RIGHT OF THE CENTERLINE WHEN FACING FORWARD
PORT
TO THE LEFT OF THE CENTERLINE WHEN FACING FORWARD
INBOARD
TOWARD THE CENTERLINE
OUTBOARD
AWAY FROM THE CENTERLINE
GALLEY
KITCHEN
BERTHING
PLACE WHERE YOU SLEEP
MESS DECK
PLACE WHERE YOU EAT
LADDERS
STAIRS FROM ONE DECK LEVEL TO ANOTHER
DOOR
GIVES ACCESS THROUGH BULKHEADS