A square or oblong opening in a deck or floor, affording passage from one deck or story to another; the entrance to a cellar.
An opening in a boat's deck fitted with a watertight cover to provide ventilation or access to another deck.
an entrance equipped with a hatch; especially a passageway between decks of a ship
Access to the cargo spaces closed by hatch covers.
An opening in the deck. It may allow access or just be for ventilation.
opening in the deck through which cargo is loaded, or any opening giving access to space below decks. At one time hatchways were covered by hatch-boards, beams, and tarpaulins. Generally nowadays hatchways are covered by patent steel hatches.
An opening in the deck of a vessel through which cargo is placed in the hold. It is covered by a movable frame or roof called a hatch. A small hatchway used primarily for the movement of persons is usually referred to as a companionway or scuttle.
A large covered, usually rectangular opening in a ships deck for putting and removing cargo from under the deck.
Usually describes a door in the deck of a boat. A door in the ceiling or floor of a building, giving access to the attic or cellar.
Opening in the deck of a vessel through which cargo is loaded into, or discharged from the hold and which is closed by means of a hatch cover.
An opening giving access usually by ladder to a lower space like a cellar.