Mudcat Café message #3910688 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #142631   Message #3910688
Posted By: ranger1
12-Mar-18 - 01:11 PM
Thread Name: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
Keb, you got it in one. Hatches are the openings on the ship's deck, battening them down means to close them up tightly. Mostly so below decks doesn't fill up with water.