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Towards the ship's stern.
At right angles to the ship's length.
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The rear of the boat.
The surface bottom behind the break; or the section of the main hull behind the sponsons.
In advance of the ship's bows.
A large floating airstrip capable of housing many aircraft.
A device in the tunnel beneath the bow or the leading edge of a three-point hydroplane that creates turbulence under the boat, reducing lift.
A tunnel created by the inner vertical walls of the sponsons, which channels high-pressure air that's forced underneath by the boat's forward motion.
Near the center of the ship's length.
A weighty grappling hook used for holding a ship fast.
The angle between the sponson's planing surface and the surface of the water.
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The Ark Royal was designed in 1934 to meet Washington Treaty limits. She was the first large British aircraft carrier designed from scratch. Ark Royal was built by Cammell Laird
and laid down on 16 September 1935
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Band of protective plating.
Class of lifeboat.
Behind the ship.
Level with the surface of the water.