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A short, houselike structure on the upper deck of a ship.


(Nautical Terms) a houselike cabin on the deck of a ship



n., pl. -hous•es (-ˌhaʊ zɪz)
an enclosed structure on the weather deck of a vessel.


[ˈdekhaʊs] N (deckhouses (pl)) [ˈdekˌhaʊzɪz]camareta f alta
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He said that in his watch he had been sheltering behind the deckhouse, as there was a rain storm, when he saw a tall, thin man, who was not like any of the crew, come up the companionway, and go along the deck forward and disappear.
A week of buffeting a tempestuous and relentless sea; a week of seasickness and deserted cabins; of lonely quarterdecks drenched with spray--spray so ambitious that it even coated the smokestacks thick with a white crust of salt to their very tops; a week of shivering in the shelter of the lifeboats and deckhouses by day and blowing suffocating "clouds" and boisterously performing at dominoes in the smoking room at night.
The sticks were jerked out of her, deckhouses splintered to match-wood, rails ripped off, and, after the worst had passed, the covering boards began to go.
For example: - lifting and setting the deckhouse, - maintenance of deckhouse storage, - change wheel body, - repair outer skin, Voith space, - repair on-board crane.
y r l h b d the five others held onto the railing at the top of the Grand Staircase's deckhouse, only to be dragged down with the bow.
The ashore-system deckhouse structure, which houses the SPY-1 radar arrays and combat information center, looks similar to a DDG.
Radar and antennas are hidden in a composite deckhouse.
A fourth struck her below her after deckhouse and the four-inch gun atop it, igniting hand grenades, torpedo detonators, lubricating grease, and a can of reserve gasoline.
The Alfred's stoutly-built official launch, Greg Cutler had ventured eight miles down the coast in the wake of the fleet when it was almost swamped when a wave broke over the bow, smashing much of the deckhouse and injuring several of the crew.
The ship features a composite deckhouse that hides radar and antennas along with sharp angles that deflect radar signals.
The photos also reveal the remains of a deckhouse, a 60ft chunk of the side of the ship, five boilers and even a lightning rod from the mast.