hatchway hatchway


  • (n) an entrance equipped with a hatch; especially a passageway between decks of a ship



  1. Echoing up through the hatchway, I could hear voices shouting and the sounds of helicopter and diesel-automotive engines.
  2. The testimony of the Marine corporal, Greenwood, places Wellard with Hornblower near the hatchway, and both Marine Captain Whiting and Lieut.
  3. He had spoken, not from the stand, but from a hatchway 20 feet away.


  • Explosion partly sinks Indian naval sub

    NEW DELHI -- Indian naval divers on Wednesday afternoon opened the main hatchway of a stricken, Russian-made Indian submarine that caught fire, blew up and sank at dock earlier in the day in one of the worst naval accidents in Indian history.
    on August 15, 2013     Source: Pioneer Press

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