Definition of Shelter deck
1. Noun. Upper deck having no overhead protection from the weather, but sheltering the deck below.
Terms within: Foredeck, Quarterdeck
Specialized synonyms: Poop Deck, Topside
Generic synonyms: Upper Deck
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Literary usage of Shelter deck
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Handbook of Ship Calculations, Construction and Operation: A Book of by Charles Haynes Hughes (1917)
"(c) If the openings in the shelter deck are wider than the half- beam at that point, the addition to the assumed length of erections is to be ..."
2. Steel Ships: Their Construction and Maintenance : a Manual for Shipbuilders by Thomas Walton (1908)
"... and Spar Deck and Awning Deck — Raised Quarter Deck Vessels — Maximum Stress — Partial Awning Deck, shelter deck, Well Deck, Shade Deck Vessels, etc. ..."
3. Principles of Ocean Transportation by Emory Richard Johnson, Grover Gerhardt Huebner (1918)
"Shelter-deck vessels, 39. Four-deckers and larger vessels, 39. Shade-deck vessels, 41. Turret vessels, 42. Trunk steamers, 42. Whale-back steamers, 42. ..."
4. A Handbook of the Petroleum Industry by David Talbot Day (1922)
"G. Three decks: shelter deck (s); upper deck (u); lower deck (Z), with center-line bulkhead to upper deck; continuous expansion trunks (b) between lower and ..."
5. Practical Shipbuilding: A Treatise on the Structural Design and Building of by A. Campbell Holms (1908)
"A shade or shelter deck, as fitted in passenger vessels which trade in the tropics, ... A shelter deck, as now commonly adopted in large vessels, ..."