A platform jutting from ship’s deck for gun or wheel

Related Terms

FREEBOARD DECK

Deck to which freeboard is measured

TWEEN DECK

The space between any two adjacent decks

IMPELLER

The rotating wheel of a centrifugal pump.

FLUSH DECK

The upper deck of a vessel that extends unbroken from stem to stern.

BEAR

Large squared off stone used with sand for scraping clean wooden decks.

BELOW DECKS

In or into any of the spaces below the main deck of a vessel.

FLIGHT DECK

The flat deck used for the launch and recovery of aircraft.

LANDING STAGE

A platform attached to the shore for landing or embarking passengers or cargo. In some cases the outer end of the landing stage is floating. Ships can moor alongside larger landing stages.

GUNWALE

The upper edge of the hull. The top timber on the rail round the outer edge of the deck.

POOP DECK

The high deck on the aft superstructure of a ship.

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