accommodation ladder definition

  • noun:
    • A portable ladder hung from side of a ship.
    • a flight of stairs or a ladder for lowering across part of a ship for use of and from a little motorboat.
    • a light ladder hung across part of a ship during the gangway, beneficial in ascending from, or descending to, tiny boats.
    • (nautical) a portable ladder hung throughout the part of a vessel to provide usage of little boats alongside

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