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forecastle

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the part of a vessel at the bow where the crew is quartered and stores, machines, etc., may be stowed
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Because the ship was a DDG, they only had three options: the flight deck, the 01 level amidships, or the fo'c's'le.
It seems the day-to-day brutalities of Britain's racing yards would make the fo'c's'le of an 18th century whaler look like a gentle, nurturing environment for a young lad far from home.
While contemporary filmmakers like Peter Watkins, Ken Burns, Michael Moore, or the Israeli director David Ofek have widely different ideas about the use of the documentary, they share one thing in common: they have all come from under the fo'c's'le hatch of a North Sea fishing trawler.
A sailing yacht, complete with fo'c's'le for writing, ship's cat and bathing ladder.