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  Deck (ship) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The deck of the Falls of Clyde is iron; a center strip is planked with wood as a sort of walkway.
Poop deck: The deck forming the roof of a poop or poop cabin, built on the upper deck and extending from the mizzenmast aft.
topsides - the upper surfaces of the hull from the waterline to the deck.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Deck_(ship)   (1661 words)

 Project Liberty Ship - Glossary of Nautical and Shipbuilding Terms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The beam in the poop and forecastle decks, the beams nearest the amidships from the decks.
The weather decks of ships are rounded up or arched in an athwartship direction for the purpose of draining any water that may fall on them to the sides of the ship where it can be led overboard through scuppers.
Decks are named or numbered by the naval architect designing the ship and bear these names and numbers from that time on.
www.liberty-ship.com /html/glossary/glosbody.htm   (9232 words)

 Ship - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
One can measure ships in terms of overall length, length of the waterline, beam (breadth), depth (distance between the crown of the weather deck and the top of the keelson), draft (distance between the highest waterline and the bottom of the ship) and tonnage.
Before mechanisation, merchant ships always used sail, but as long as naval warfare depended on ships closing to ram or to fight hand-to-hand, galleys dominated in marine conflicts because of their maneuverability and speed.
A few ships have used nuclear reactors (like Arktika class icebreaker with 75,000 shaft horsepower), but this is not a separate form of propulsion; the reactor heats steam to drive the turbines.
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/Ship   (2735 words)

 Turret Deck Ship - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Turret Deck Ship refers to a type of late 19th century commercial ship designed to minimize Suez Canal fees that were based on deck area.
This deck sat upon a hull of greater width in which cargo was carried.
The term Turret ship may be applied to these vessels causing confusion with the warship design in which guns are mounted in trainable turrets.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Turret_Deck_Ship   (189 words)

 Duties of Seamen in Ship Deck Department
In addition to doing temporary or permanent wood construction aboard ship with hand tools, he is responsible for the operation of the anchor windlass, seeing that hatch wedges are driven properly, that the deck cargo is properly lashed and that the hatch battens are in place and secure.
He handles the fore deck in tying up, is a good navigator, a thorough seaman, possesses the necessary qualities of leadership and will assume command of the vessel in the event of the master’s death or inability to command the ship.
When a ship is at sea, the watches are usually four hours on and eight hours off, but the crew may be broken out at any time in the event of an emergency.
www.usmm.net /deck.html   (1527 words)

 LHD-1 Wasp class - Navy Ships
Ships of the LHD 1 multipurpose amphibious assault ship program are named for famous U.S. Navy warships which themselves were not named for battles.
WASP class ships are the first to be specifically designed to accomidate the AV-8B Harrier jump jet and the LCAC hovercraft, along with the full range of Navy and Marine helicopters, conventional landing craft and amphibious assault vehicles to support a Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) of 2,000 Marines.
The ships have six fully equipped operating rooms and a 600 bed hospital, by far the largest at sea with the exception of hospital ships.
www.fas.org /man/dod-101/sys/ship/lhd-1.htm   (2166 words)

 Ship deck logs- U.S. Navy; merchant ships; MSC
When a ship is being overhauled at a shipyard, the deck log records the ship's presence at the shipyard, but does not identify the work being done or the materials being used.
In cases of deaths and injuries suffered on board ship, the log should record the simple fact of the death or injury and note whether medical treatment was given to the injured.
Deck logs were traditionally considered to be the property of the ship owners to be held or disposed of according to their own recordkeeping practices.
www.history.navy.mil /faqs/faq73-1.htm   (1741 words)

 ZOOM . activities . games . Ship, Shore, Deck | PBS Kids
One player is the captain of the ship, and the rest of the players have to follow her orders.
When she says "deck," players have to run to the middle.
And when she says "hit the deck," players have to run to the middle and lie down on their stomachs.
pbskids.org /zoom/activities/games/shipshoredeck.html   (114 words)

 Deck - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Deck (ship), a floor or level of a ship
Bridge deck, the roadway surface of a bridge
The term Decking is used in garden design for an area with a suspended wooden surface
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Deck   (201 words)

 Ship Modeling FAQ, Question: Deck Stuff --- Revised: May 4, 2004
And deck cargo would be most likely at the beginning of a voyage, when the holds are filled with provisions.
Despite the many references to it being " cold enough to freeze the balls off a brass monkey" cannon balls were not put in piles on the deck of a ship.
As for barrels, except when storing ship, loose items would not be found on the deck of a warship.
home.att.net /~ShipModelFAQ/smf-qDeckStuff.html   (725 words)

 Who needs the Death Star?
Obviously the deck hopes to deploy a Droid Control Ship, so 4 are included to make sure you get one during setup.
The early Control Ship decks suffered as there was no Intercept at the time, but now the deck is enhanced greatly with the inclusion of TIE Fighter DS-61-9.
While the deck is very defensive in nature, it makes good use of solid mid-sized units to overpower the enemy and ends up being quite the offensive powerhouse.
www.wizards.com /default.asp?x=swtcg/article/decks26   (1066 words)

 LPD 4 Austin class - Navy Ships
Although their capabilities are less than those of the new LSD-41 class, the ships of the Austin class, built between 1965-1971, were considered sufficiently modern to have their service lives extended, and the Navy had planned to inaugurate an overhaul program for all 11 of them commencing in early 1988.
Therefore, the ship contributes to all phases of the amphibious assault.
The ship is certified for expanded flight deck operations and four (4) H-1 or two (2) H-1 and one (1) H-46 type aircraft can be on deck and turning at the same time.
www.fas.org /man/dod-101/sys/ship/lpd-4.htm   (1052 words)

 Ship Boat Building Temporary Protective Strippable Peelable Coatings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The DeckPeel system operates as a skin tight coating designed to protect the profiled non skid painted deck surfaces against mechanical damage and rust staining caused by the ingress of dirt and metal arisings during the long period of construction.
Supplied as a water borne dispersion the peelable coatings will not damage or leave residue on painted surfaces and are applied by air assisted or airless spray equipment or lambs wool roller.
It is left on the painted surface anywhere from 30 minutes up to 8 hours depending on how many mils of paint are to be removed and environmental factors such as temperature, humidity and wind all which affect the removal time.
www.strippablecoating.com /ship.asp   (977 words)

 Africans in America/Part 1/The Slave Deck
On board the ship were 510 captives, recently acquired from an area of Africa near the Congo River.
The author of the article reported seeing, upon boarding the ship, "about four hundred and fifty native Africans, in a state of entire nudity, in a sitting or squatting posture, the most of them having their knees elevated so as to form a resting place for their heads and arms."
The ship was captured by an American steamer and brought to port at Key West.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/aia/part1/1h300.html   (184 words)

 USS Liberty: Ennes myth of rewritten deck logs
The court failed to interview bridge lookouts, gunners, signalmen, key conning officers, and the ship's surviving second-in-command, and failed to review such vital documents as the ship's deck log, weather log and quartermaster's notebook -- all of which argued that the attack was deliberate.
The officer of the deck shall insure that the rough deck log for his watch is complete, accurate, and clear; and he shall sign it on being relieved.
That meant a ship had until the end of the month to generate the official ship's deck log.
hometown.aol.com /libertyincident/JExxdecklog.html   (1679 words)

 Bigness has its rewards on an 18-deck cruise ship | csmonitor.com
Such push-the-envelope niche shows are rare on cruise ships, which usually rely on Broadway-style shows, which have broader appeal, but are less exciting.
The mammoth, 18-deck ship boasts 12 lounges, offering everything from karaoke to a string quartet; three main dining rooms; a 24-hour restaurant and two alternative eateries; four pools; nine whirlpool spas; a nine-hole putting green; a fitness center and spa; and the first AOL Internet Cafe afloat.
The ship's two alternative eateries were definite hot spots - though we were never turned away when a craving for burritos or pasta sent us to the Desert Rose or Sabatini's Trattoria at the last minute.
www.csmonitor.com /2001/1031/p13s1-altr.html   (648 words)

 Ship Technology - GTF - Noise Insulated Marine Floorings and Deck Floorings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
GTF, one of the leading companies in the market for ship deck coverings, produces, supplies and applies a variety of marine floorings, including: primary deck coverings; insulating ship floors; noise reduction deck floors; exterior deck coverings; polyurethane coatings and epoxy coatings.
Increasingly sophisticated technology has meant that shipping and shipbuilding industries are receiving more and more exacting demands from ship-owners and passengers.
Today, ship flooring has to carry out a whole series of different functions - from sound and fire protection to safety and design features.
www.ship-technology.com /contractors/interiors/gtf   (826 words)

 Alaskan Small Cruise Ship - Deck plan
The M.V. Sikumi is an Alaska cruise ship specially designed for her passengers to experience the outdoors amid some of the most dramatic scenery the world can offer.
The M/V Sikumi's spacious decks are a perfect place for sightseeing, viewing wildlife, photography, stargazing, or lounging and relaxing.
The state-of-the-art electronics on the boat can be extremely useful for business based cruises or for passengers conducting research or working away from the office.
www.sikumi.com /deck_plan.html   (176 words)

 Layout - Main Deck
The Main Deck of the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA is unique in that the structural steel deck is overlaid with a teak deck, a characteristic of all battleships and cruisers constructed through World War II.
On deck were located many of the 20mm and 40mm gun mounts and four of ten 5-inch gun mounts.
Also located on the deck were a small number of officer staterooms and enlisted berthing spaces, ammunition storage areas and a few maintenance and repair shops.
www.battleshipnc.com /history/bb55/layout/maindeck/main.php   (310 words)

 Deck Prisms Home Page
Genuine replica Deck Prisms from the Charles W. Morgan sailing vessel which is berthed at Mystic Seaport.
 During a major restoration, 1977-1984, it was discovered that several of the original deck prisms on the ship had been cracked and damaged.
The photo is showing the deck prisms inverted.  The flat part ot the brass bracket would be flush with the top deck.
www.deckprisms.com   (178 words)

 EXPO21XX - MARITIME21XX - HALL 09 : Ship Deck and Safety Equipment
Markusnet is manufactured for all types and sizes of deck boats and ships.
Xijiang Shipyard is involved in the building of fast guided missile boat, deck and safety equipment as well as hull fabrication.
Produces towing and mooring ropes for ships and trawl warps for the fishing fleets, ropes from compacted strands.
www.expo21xx.com /maritime21xx/ships-deck-equipment.htm   (464 words)

 Ship Husbanding Services,India Ship Deck Services,Ship Husbanding and Deck Services,International Ship Deck ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Ship Husbanding Services,India Ship Deck Services,Ship Husbanding and Deck Services,International Ship Deck Services,India
We are leading providers of ship husbanding services and ship deck services.
Merchant Shipping agents look into the needs of the vessels, their crew, and their cargo at reasonable cost.
www.merchantshpg.com /ship-husbanding.html   (97 words)

 Cruise Ship Employment-Deck Department
Extensive experience with minimum five to eight years in subordinate positions on board ships and solid experience in all navigational electronic and computerized equipment required.
Extensive experience with minimum one to two years on board ships and solid experience in all navigational electronic and computerized equipment required.
(maintains radio communications between ship and ship, ship and shore, skilled electronics and telegraph repairs and operations of satellite hook-ups, faxes, Marisat communications as directed by the Chief Radio Officer).
cruiseshipjobs.s5.com /deck.htm   (832 words)

 Princess Cruises : Ships : Caribbean Princess
This ship's 900 balcony staterooms and an entire deck of Mini-Suites offer impressive private vistas.
Our ships are designed with a variety of features and intimate spaces.
We call it "big ship choice and small ship feel".
www.princess.com /ships/cb/index.html   (150 words)

 Ships Bell - Brass, Chrome
These 6 inch ships bell are decorative for your home, office or bar, or can be attached to your boat for a traditional nautical look.
Return shipping must be prepaid and a copy of the original invoice, packing slip, or a letter with your name and address included.
A return authorization number must be obtained in advance and labeled on the outside of the package.
www.jamestowndistributors.com /userportal/show_product.do?pid=1668   (193 words)

 SLAVE SHIP DECK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The middle passage was the greatest endurance of misery ever known to man. Africans were packed into every little space on the slave deck of the slave ship.
A popular example of this is told in the Slave Ship Amistad story.
Below is a picture showing the packing of Africans on a slave ship.
www.swagga.com /slavdeck.htm   (125 words)

 Costa Magica Cruise Ship, Costa Magica Reviews, Cruise Ship   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
A cruise ship that pays homage to some of Italy’s most fascinating destinations.
From Positano to Portofino and Capri to Grado as well as Bellagio, Sicily and Vicenza, each of the ship’s public rooms and restaurants, take guests on a magical voyage to some of the most beautiful locales in Italy.
At 105,000 tons she is one of the largest cruise ships ever to fly the Italian flag and the largest ship in Costa's fleet along with her sister the Costa Fortuna.
www.costacruise.com /B2C/USA/Shopping/Ships/MG/default.htm   (109 words)

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