going ashore

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Noun1.going ashore - debarkation from a boat or ship
debarkation, disembarkation, disembarkment - the act of passengers and crew getting off of a ship or aircraft
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But Toby and I had our own game to play, and we availed ourselves of the confusion which always reigns among a ship's company preparatory to going ashore, to confer together and complete our arrangements.
Van Horn had had no intention of going ashore, and that he went ashore at the black chief's insolent challenge was merely a matter of business.
After going ashore successfully, they planned to contact their Vietnamese fellow citizens to look for jobs.
The terms of the licence agreed with US authorities mean passengers going ashore to Cuba must spend at least eight hours a day in educational and cultural exchanges with Cuban people.
Passengers going ashore on one of the Caronia's launches
The crew had the opportunity to go ashore and visit Mogmog, so after not touching land in almost a year, we really looked forward to going ashore. I do remember that if one more sailor went ashore on that island it most probably would have sunk.
The success of that first dinner date led to them going ashore together again in Venice.
A coast guard patrol boat spotted the two going ashore on Kitakojima Island around 3:45 p.m.
For other destinations, you might have to obtain your own visas, even if you don't intend going ashore - check this at the time of booking with either the travel agent or the cruise line.
He took part in the D-Day landings, going ashore in Normandy on Sword Beach, and fought for six months through France.