- the upper deck of a vessel, extending from stem to stern.
Compare main deck.
Origin of spar deck
First recorded in 1560–70
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Examples from the Web for spar deck
There was a scramble for the spar-deck and a rush overboard.The Monitor and the Merrimac
J. L. Worden et al.
The prisoners were all summoned to the Spar-deck where this letter was read.American Prisoners of the Revolution
At this signal all the Pikemen will assemble on the spar-deck with their muskets.
And ten men for the spar-deck of a ship-of-the-line of three decks.
Rock and Teach distributed the best of the men among the guns of the spar-deck battery on the port side.Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer
Cyrus Townsend Brady