Definition of Accommodation ladder

1. Noun. (nautical) a portable ladder hung over the side of a vessel to give access to small boats alongside.

Category relationships: Navigation, Sailing, Seafaring
Generic synonyms: Sea Ladder, Sea Steps



Definition of Accommodation ladder

1. Noun. (context: nautical) a flight of stairs or a ladder for lowering over the side of a ship for access to and from a small boat. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Accommodation ladder

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1. British Exploits in South America: A History of British Activities in by William Henry Koebel (1917)
"Admiral Baker, with respectful cordiality, descended the accommodation ladder to assist the Empress out of the boat. At this point I must retire in favor of ..."

2. The Adventures of Christopher Hawkins: Containing Details of His Captivity by Christopher Hawkins, Charles Ira Bushnell (1864)
"On the larboard side of the ship was placed the accommodation ladder, ... The head of the accommodation ladder was near the door of the barricade, ..."

3. A History of the City of Brooklyn: Including the Old Town and Village of by Henry Reed Stiles (1867)
"On the larboard side of the ship was placed the accommodation ladder, ... The head of the accommodation ladder was near the door of the barricade, ..."

4. Uganda for a Holiday by Frederick Treves (1910)
"Officials in white clothes jump on board and run up the accommodation ladder with such alacrity as to suggest that the launch that brought them is sinking. ..."

5. Recollections of the Jersey Prison-ship: Taken, and Prepared for Publication by Thomas Dring (1831)
"On the larboard side of the ship, was placed the accommodation ladder, ... The head of the accommodation ladder was near the door of the barricade, ..."

6. Between the Old World and the New: A Moral and Philosophical Contrast by Guglielmo Ferrero (1914)
"Then there began on the accommodation ladder and on deck a polyglot hubbub of noisy chatter and ... I followed Cavalcanti down the accommodation ladder. ..."

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