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What Is the Back End of a Ship Called?

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The rear end of a ship is called astern means behind the ship. The two sides of the stern within 45 degrees of dead astern are referred to as the quarters. Thus another ship not directly astern could be described as starboard.
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The front end of a ship is the bow, the back end where the rudder is is the stern.
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The generic name for that part of the ship is the "prow" Norse (aka "viking" ships had at least four types of prows: 1) A straight (undecorated) prow. 2) A curled
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The stern is the rear part of a ship or boat and is where the steering apparatus is located (rudder, tiller, ship's wheel) or dining room on cruise ships
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