forecastle

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forecastle

, fo'c's'le, fo'c'sle
the part of a vessel at the bow where the crew is quartered and stores, machines, etc., may be stowed
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We had just finished our last day being evaluated and were preparing for a night of foc'sle follies.
AS the Titanic slipped beneath the waves on that never-to-be-forgotten night, the ship's band (so legend tells us) oompahed away on the foc'sle, playing Abide With Me until they started blowing bubbles out of their bassoons before submerging.
-The Foc'sle Gang, The Liverpool Retired Merchant Seamen, Eldonians RILEY -TOMMY.