gundeck

gundeck

[′gən‚dek]
(naval architecture)
A deck on old-time warships on which the ship's guns were carried.
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With little ventilation, the lower gundeck quickly filled with choking smoke from the guns.
PATROL: Fisheries protection vessel HMS Mersey SKIPPER: Carl Wiseman BACK HOME: Able Seaman Leslie Grundy, from St Helens, on the gundeck of HMS Mersey Pictures: ANDREW TEEBAY
We think of him more like "a loose cannon on the gundeck.
Caroline Gundeck, executive director for Morgan Stanley's Global Wealth Management Group, was particularly impressed by the analytical skills of the Thurgood Marshall recruits that participated in Morgan Stanley's national sales internship program.
The highlight is dinner on the gundeck of HMS Victory.
50-caliber machine guns and 3-inch cannons at Japanese planes as Creese stood on the upper gundeck passing three-inch shells to the gunners.
Dad began the war on the gundeck of his destroyer in Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941--a story in itself for another time.