ahead and astern

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  • The vessels ahead and astern of us were, generally, within speaking distance. Cited from Ned Myers, by James Fenimore Cooper
  • In doing this he was bravely supported by his next ahead and astern. Cited from The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, 1660-1783, Alfred Thayer Mahan
  • Ahead and astern of this the ships were not all in each other's wake. Cited from Sea-Power and Other Studies, by Admiral Sir Cyprian Bridge
  • Form in a line of battle ahead and astern of Victory as most convenient.
  • The vessel is capable of moving in level ice at in both ahead and astern directions.
  • A double acting ship, Svalbard is designed to break ice both ahead and astern.
  • Almost equal speed can be achieved ahead and astern.
  • The central turrets were placed a deck higher than the others to permit them firing directly ahead and astern.
  • The deck being flush, as has been mentioned, the guns can be fired straight ahead and astern, and command all sides. Cited from Man on the Ocean, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • These guns were mounted in sponsons to allow direct ahead and astern firing.
  • The latter, with the vessels ahead and astern, sprung their batteries upon her. Cited from Operations of the Navies in the War of American Independence, by Mahan
  • They also had more speed settings ahead and astern.
  • Two missed, passing ahead and astern, but the third struck the starboard bow.
  • He formed the fleet in a double line, every alternate ship being a cable's length to windward of her second ahead and astern. Cited from The World's Greatest Books, Vol X, Ed. by Arthur Mee & J.A. Hammerton
  • For five minutes the guns were worked fast, then two lights burst out in close succession, ahead and astern of the barque. Cited from Held Fast For England, by G. A. Henty
  • However, blast effects from the wing turrets generally prohibited firing them across the deck or directly ahead and astern.
  • Being a double acting ship, Aleksey Chirikov is designed to be able to break ice both ahead and astern.
  • A double acting ship, Vitus Bering is designed to be able to break ice both ahead and astern.
  • The central engine room had two each low-pressure ahead and astern turbines as well as two cruising turbines driving the two center shafts.
  • The central engine room had two each low-pressure ahead and astern turbines as well as two cruising turbines driving the two centre shafts.
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