**Full name:** fathom

**Plural form:** fathoms

**Symbol:** fath

**Category type:** length

**Scale factor:** 1.8288

The SI base unit for length is the metre.

1 metre is equal to 0.54680664916885 fathom.

Valid units must be of the **length** type.

You can use this form to select from known units:

unit of length equal to six feet used to measure depth of water

fathom to decimetre

fathom to range

fathom to cuerda

fathom to lap [old]

fathom to mile [survey]

fathom to mile [nautical, international]

fathom to palm [Britain, Roman minor]

fathom to leap

fathom to military pace

fathom to stride [great]