Hatch Covers

Some articles on hatch covers:

SS Marine Electric - Final Voyage
... left port in an un-seaworthy condition, with gaping holes in its deck plating and hatch covers ... The hatch covers, in particular, posed a problem, since without them the cargo hold could fill with water in the storm and drag the ship under ... Inspection records showed inspections of the hatch covers during periods where they'd in fact been removed from the ship for maintenance inspections were recorded during periods of time ...

Famous quotes containing the words covers and/or hatch:

    Here a pretty Baby lies
    Sung asleep with Lullabies:
    Pray be silent, and not stirre
    Th’ easie earth that covers her.
    Robert Herrick (1591–1674)

    He looked at Senator Hatch and said, “I’m going to make her cry. I’m going to sing ‘Dixie’ until she cries.” And I looked at him and said, “Senator Helms, your singing would make me cry if you sang ‘Rock of Ages’.”
    Carol Moseley-Braun (b. 1947)