A passage or way into or out of any inclosed place; esp., a temporary way of access formed of planks.
The opening through the bulwarks of a vessel by which persons enter or leave it.
That part of the spar deck of a vessel on each side of the booms, from the quarter-deck to the forecastle; -- more properly termed the waist.
The place to leave and enter a ship. The opening through the ship's bulwarks, or through the ship's side, and the ramp by which passengers embark and disembark.
One of several words for a shipboard passageway. Also, an opening for gaining access to or from a ship, or a shouted command meaning that someone is coming through. Gang is an Anglo-Saxon word meaning "path," while way is from weg, "Way." Grog: Admiral Vernon (1684-1757) wore his cloak of grogram (silk and wool mix) so habitually that his men nicknamed him “Old Grog”. When the Admiral suggested to the British government that they could save money by diluting the Navy rum ration with 50% water, and the law passed to that effect, sailors took to calling the rum ration “Grog”.
A temporary passage used during erection.
A portable bridge that is placed from an opening in the side of a vessel to the shore in order to provide access to and from the vessel.
a temporary passageway of planks (as over mud on a building site)
a temporary bridge for getting on and off a vessel at dockside
passageway between seating areas as in an auditorium or passenger vehicle or between areas of shelves of goods as in stores
The ramp by which passengers embark or disembark a ship.
a passage along either side of the ship's upper deck; an opening on the side of a ship where passengers may board
of flat board construction with wooden strips across it to prevent people slipping when walking up or down it. It is usually rigged at right angles to the side of the ship from the main or boat deck. It is fitted with portable stanchions and rope "rails".
Ramp or stairway between the ship and the shore while the ship is docked
opening in the bulwarks of the rail of the ship to give entrance at the head of the gangplank or brow; an order to stand aside and get out of the way.
the bridge between ship and shore. Also called the gangplank as historically it was nothing more than a plank of wood.
The area of a ship's side where people board and disembark.
a portable bridge made of aluminium, steel or wood linking shore to ship, or ship to ship
The ramp by which passengers embark or debark a ship.
The opening through which a ship is boarded.
An opening in the rail giving access to the ship. A command announcement to stand aside to let someone through
The part of a vessel's side, amidships, where people board and disembark.
Small narrow removable deck that is put between the pier and the ship for access.
Construction, ladder or ramp giving access to and from the ship
This is the way that you leave and enter a ship. It has ropes for security. Leaving or entering the ship by any other means is against the law and is a punishable offense.
Flexible connection between vehicles to enable train crew and passengers to pass from one carriage or NPCS to the next whilst the train is in motion. Gangways were not intended to permit passengers to promenade the train and the gangway doors were normally kept locked except to allow them access to the dining car. Gangways were normally central in the end of the vehicle though TPOs and certain vehicles intended to run with them had Lansdowne pattern side gangways which increased the available working or stowage space. Central gangways were of the "British Standard" type which enabled carriages of different companies to run togther.
The passageway or opening in a ship for loading and unloading passengers and freight.
Platform or ramp for embarkation and disembarkation to a dock or tender used for convenience and security.
the opening in a bulwark or lifeline that provides access to a brow or accommodation ladder; an order meaning to clear the way
1. A passageway. 2. A temporary passage over sometimes cleated planks on a construction site.
Bridge laid from an opening in the railing or side of a vessel to the shore or to a platform with the purpose of giving access to and from the vessel.
A passageway below deck.
The opening in a vessel's bulwarks or railings, allowing passage on and off the vessel the ramp leading through this opening
A narrow portable platform used as a passage, by persons entering or leaving a vessel moored alongside a pier or quay.
A narrow passage with rope rails between the quarterdeck and forecastle, over the gun deck or cargo hold.