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a superstructure on the upper deck of a ship

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"There was a deck-house forward, which contained the galley, the cook's berth, and the quarters of the crew.
KBR will re-locate a four-story radar deck-house structure from the East Coast of the US to Romania where it will build all the different facilities and infrastructure that will support the Aegis Ashore weapon system such as roads, support buildings, communications, security and utilities, it said.
Dotting the pier today are jaunty replicas of San Francisco Bay feluccas, the small Mediterranean-style boats favored by the city's Italian fishermen; a deck-house from a wooden tug that once pushed ocean liners around the harbor; and a newly restored "ark," a type of houseboat that many city dwellers used as a sort of summer cottage on the bay in the late 1800s.
With their broad beam, slope-roofed deck-houses and blue check polypropyline sails, the Butonese trading boats, or perahu lambo, are a distinctive feature of many ports in central and eastern Indonesia.