shelter deck

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Synonyms for shelter deck

upper deck having no overhead protection from the weather, but sheltering the deck below

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Three of the crew were located on the shelter deck earlier in the week but hopes that the others would be found were starting to fade.
But once you're seated on a wooden bench in the low-ceiling shelter deck of the square-rigged Balclutha, lustily belting out a chantey chorus with your shipmates, it's easy to forget that you're docked safely in a city harbor, rather than on a perilous voyage around Cape Horn.
He planned to carry out alterations to the shelter deck there so that it could be converted into a floating church.
"He even put shelter decks on the front of the Inconnu, so they could have cover while they worked."