flag bridge

flag bridge

[′flag ‚brij]
(naval architecture)
A separate structure built above the deck of a ship, designed for the use of a naval officer higher than the rank of captain; the visual control and communications center from which the officer exercises command of the tactical units and is separate from and at a different level from the navigation bridge.
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As Bennett states, there was no such discussion or debate on the flag bridge of the carrier Akagi.
Though sales in those markets have declined, larger boats such as ACB's new 34-foot flag bridge boat continue to do well.
The first stop was the Flag Bridge. On level 09 of the ship it was six ladders up and afforded a great view of aircraft launching from the forward catapults.
Then add foreign naval officers observing the show from the flag bridge. Oh yeah, this event was happening three weeks before the end of a six-month deployment.