forecastle deck

Origin of forecastle deck

First recorded in 1850–55
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Examples from the Web for forecastle deck

Historical Examples of forecastle deck

  • The rail extended on stanchions across the after-part of the forecastle-deck in some ships.

    The Sailor's Word-Book

    William Henry Smyth

  • The hull was divided; the forecastle-deck was in one place, and at a distance lay part of the quarter-deck.

  • There was a patter of feet upon the ladder leading up to the forecastle-deck.

    House of Torment

    Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull