gun deck

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Noun1.Gun deck - formerly any deck other than the weather deck having cannons from end to endgun deck - formerly any deck other than the weather deck having cannons from end to end
deck - any of various platforms built into a vessel
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The hull is painted black with two white stripes in reference to the two gun decks of the original ships the design is based on, but she carries only two 6pdr saluting guns in pivot mountings on the deck, forward of the mainmast.
The survivors were crammed on the top of his surfaced submarine with Red Cross flags draped over its gun decks to appeal for rescue.
There are three levels of gun decks, crammed full of guns, which ensured that a gunner would be deaf by the time he reached 30 - if, of course, he managed that age.