The back end of a ship
The middle area of the ship
A large device for holding the ship in one place
The front of the ship
The place where controls are that operate the ship
Rooms for passengers and crew
Flat areas you can walk on
The front end of a ship
Tubes that let out smoke and steam from the engine which is deep inside the ship
The big part of the ship that floats and contains everything
A long thin part that runs along the bottom to stabilize the ship
Tall pole to hold telegraph wires and flags
The left side of the ship as seen when standing on deck and looking toward the front
Small round window
Blades turned by the engine that spin to move the ship
A flat part that moves to change the ship's direction
The right side of the ship as seen when standing on deck and looking toward the front
Back of the ship
Ocean liners also have galleys (kitchens) and dining rooms to feed the crew and passengers. Mmost have lounges, libraries, and game rooms for people to relax in during their voyage. Some have ballrooms and theaters, too.
Ocean liners carry fewer passengers than cruise ships and are built differently to travel swiftly and safely across oceans rather than to simply cruise slowly around in calm waters.
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