Origin of gun deck
Examples from the Web for gun deck
In a ship of war it should be below the lowest battery or gun-deck.Barometer and Weather Guide|Robert Fitzroy
An instant later a shell aimed at the destroyers water line forward pierced the hull just below the gun-deck.Dave Darrin and the German Submarines|H. Irving Hancock
Nor did her gun-deck appear to me particularly roomy for her burthen.Impressions of America|Tyrone Power
Men on the gun-deck of the ram were hurled to the deck, with the blood streaming from their nostrils.The Naval History of the United States|Willis J. Abbot.
Pilot John A. Lewis was standing on the after hatchway, a little above the gun-deck amidships.Reminiscences of Two Years in the United States Navy|John M. Batten