sternward

stern·ward

 (stûrn′wərd)
adv. & adj. Nautical
Toward, to, or in the stern.

stern′wards adv.

stern•ward

(ˈstɜrn wərd)

adv.
toward the stern; astern.
[1825–35]
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Foremost through the sparkling sea shoots on the gay, embattled, bantering bow, but only to drag dark Ahab after it, where he broods within his sternward cabin, builded over the dead water of the wake, and further on, hunted by its wolfish gurglings.
And then went down to the ship, Set keel to breakers, forth on the godly sea, and We set mast and sail on that swart ship, Bore sheep aboard her, and our bodies also Heavy with weeping, and winds from sternward Bore us out onward with bellying canvas, Circe's this craft, the trim-coifed goddess.
Located on the starboard side in front of the helm station, this longest of couches can seat six side-by-side because the captain's station is set as far sternward as possible without obstructing the rear walk-through.
And then went down to the ship, Set keel to breakers, forth on the godly sea, and We set up mast and sail on that swart ship, Bore sheep aboard her, and our bodies also Heavy with weeping, and winds from sternward Bore us out onward with bellying canvas.
They see the 252-foot-long sub at deck level, looking from the bow sternward.
From the kitchenette, take two baby steps sternward and you are in the bath/dressing niche.