quarter deck


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quarter deck

[′kwȯrd·ər ‚dek]
(naval architecture)
The after portion of a weather deck.
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We remained talking on the quarter deck until the sky was thick with stars.
There is a dimly lit painting, a copy of the original work by Arthur Devis, which graphically illustrates the solemn scene and is far more evocative than a more heroic (and well-known) depiction of Nelson's wounding on the Quarter Deck by artist Benjamin West.
For out of Fifty two Officers & Men Quartered on my quarter Deck, only eight & myself Escap'd Death or being desperately Wounded.
They headed into the car park of the Nelson Quarter Deck pub at around 11pm.
If the vessel carried any armament this probably consisted of two small calibre guns mounted on the quarter deck, to sweep the main deck, in the event of a mutiny by the convicts.
On 18 January 1911, flying a Curtiss biplane, he landed downwind on a platform fitted to the quarter deck of the cruiser Pennsylvania while the ship was moored.
An incident aboard a warship when an officer wore a red Santa Claus hat and chased a Staffordshire Wren around the quarter deck was "like something out of a Blackadder sketch", an industrial tribunal heard yesterday.
admiral nelson surveys the royal port from his quarter deck
Complemented by the new 200mm front door woofers and subwoofer in the rear quarter deck, the control of the low end frequencies is truly remarkable.
Tenders are invited for Special Repairs To Quarter Deck And Approach Pathways Of Parade Ground At Bldg No P 67 Ins Virbahu Special Repairs Bldg Np 01 At Naval Park Nora Provision Of Jally Wall Around Squash Court At Bldg No P 1A Ins Virbahu Renewal Of Painting Of Boundary
Standing on the quarter deck, Harriet watched the pirates run out along the yardarms to quickly furl the sails and then stand waiting as the yacht began to lose way.
There's also the Quarter Deck, a large lounge in keeping with the traditional and seafaring take to the rear of the building which also hosts many bands.