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a compartment where the chain or cable of an anchor is stowed when the anchor is raised.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for chain locker
An iron pipe through which the chain cable is paid into the chain-locker.
The Sailor's Word-Book
William Henry Smyth
Now forrard with you, to the chain-locker, and rouse out every inch of chain you find there.