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- The quarterdeck is a raised deck behind the main mast of a sailing ship. Traditionally it was where the captain commanded his vessel and where the ship's...
- deck have been moved to the bridge, usually located in a superstructure. Common names for decks Taffrail, the handrail around the **** deck Quarter gallery...
- guns including an upper deck battery of twenty-four 9-pounder guns (the remaining four smaller guns were carried on the quarter deck) but soon developed into...
- structural similarity, such as the five dramatic chapters beginning with "The Quarter-Deck" or the four chapters beginning with "The Candles". Chapter clusters...
- specific decks, in contrast to the vertical class divisions of older liners. Where QE2 differed from France was that the first-class deck (Quarter Deck) was...
- him, formed into two lines of battle. He turned to his officers on the quarter-deck of Victory and said, "A victory to England is very essential at this...
- boarding party when boarding another ship. This was usually done from the quarter deck (the place where two ships touched during the boarding attack).[citation...
- as many of them, and those of the highest rank, are stationed on the quarter deck, which is one of the most exposed situations, and far removed from the...
- and generally stands against the barricade on the fore part of the quarter-deck". Sometimes the caboose was portable. Prior to the introduction of the...
- gun deck, 30 8-inch (200 mm) guns on the central gun deck, 32 32-pounders on the upper gun deck, 26 32-pounders and one 68-pounder on the upper deck). Victoria...