1. Langsuyar Senior Member

    Zaragoza
    Spanish-Aragon
    Hola. ¿Qué significa "beam-ends" en la frase siguiente?:The ship lay on her beam-ends right in the centre of the terrible Hansel reef.
    Saludos u gracias por la ayuda.
     
  2. donbeto

    donbeto Senior Member

    Vancouver (Canada)
    Eng (Canada)
  3. mijoch Senior Member

    British English
    "escoró peligrosamente"

    "On beam ends" is not a precise term. It can mean from 45 degrees to 90 degrees, although at 90 degrees it may not get back again.
     

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