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shelter deck

noun, Nautical
1.
a weather deck covering a space not considered fully watertight.
2.
the 'tween deck beneath this.
Origin of shelter deck
1910-1915
1910-15
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  • (d) The second bulkhead from the bow and the second from the stern should be carried up to the shelter deck.

    An Unsinkable Titanic John Bernard Walker
  • The highest steel deck that extended continuously throughout the full length of the ship was the shelter deck.

    An Unsinkable Titanic John Bernard Walker

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