Definition of Awning deck
1. Noun. A deck at the top of a passenger ship.
Generic synonyms: Deck
Group relationships: Passenger Ship
Lexicographical Neighbors of Awning Deck
awning deck (current term)
Literary usage of Awning deck
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Steel Ships: Their Construction and Maintenance : a Manual for Shipbuilders by Thomas Walton (1908)
"It is not surprising, therefore, that a great change has taken place in the modern awning deck steamer, which, in construction, is practically identical ..."
2. Merchant Vessels by Robert Riegel (1921)
"Sometimes the awning deck does not extend the full length of the vessel. ... Where the partial awning deck is brought in harmony structurally with the ..."
3. American Marine: The Shipping Question in History and Politics by William Wallace Bates (1892)
"For Awning-Deck Steamers. It will be seen that the British tables give less freeboard for the smaller, and more proportionably for the larger vessels, ..."
4. Know Your Own Ship: A Simple Explanation of the Stability, Trim by Thomas Walton (1899)
"In assigning allowances for erections, the complete awning deck is the standard worked from. As has already been pointed out, in taking out the freeboard ..."
5. Transactions of the North-East Coast Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders (1892)
"lengths and breadths as in the partial awning-deck ship, they let the numerals ... This procedure favoured the part awning-deck ship in regard to weight. ..."
6. Practical Shipbuilding: A Treatise on the Structural Design and Building of by A. Campbell Holms (1918)
"To take the place of the original spar-deck vessel, »>. one having a very light upper 'tween deck, the old-fashioned awning-deck type was introduced. ..."