gallery deck

gallery deck

[′gal·rē ‚dek]
(naval architecture)
A partial deck below a flight deck on an aircraft carrier.
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Strong winds slammed against us the next day as we stood in the gallery deck atop the Whitefish Point Light Station, the oldest operating light on the lake.
Also housed in the Heritage Center are the Naval Heritage Library, the Navy Log, the Arleigh and Roberta Burke Theater, and the Gallery Deck, which is host to artifacts, ship models, and special commemorative exhibits.
Everything is very simple: the expressed steel structure, roof deck and balusters are grey, handrails are stainless steel and treads and gallery deck in plain beech.