Ramp to Board a Ship

Ramp to board a ship. 9 letters. Daily mail quick crossword last seen today, 15 Aug 2017.

The answer: GANGPLANK

Ramp to Board a Ship Example

A captain would attempt to ram an enemy ship and then back away forcing the other ship to sink. Another tactic was to use a ramp to board a ship for hand-to-hand combat. Another sea battle tactic used by the Romans was the fire ship. For this method of battle a ship was loaded with tar and other flammable materials and set on fire. The ship then was sent into an enemy harbor to cause confusion and to set the enemies ships on fire.

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