Definition of Freeboard deck

1. Noun. The uppermost watertight deck.

Group relationships: Cargo Ship, Cargo Vessel
Generic synonyms: Upper Deck



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Freeboard Deck

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freebase
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freebies
freebirther
freebirthers
freebirthing
freeboard
freeboard deck (current term)
freeboards
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freecycled
freecycles
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freed

Literary usage of Freeboard deck

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Practical Shipbuilding: A Treatise on the Structural Design and Building of by A. Campbell Holms (1918)
"The tabulated freeboards assume the freeboard deck to have a standard sheer. ... The standard round up, or camber, of the freeboard deck, is one-fiftieth of ..."

2. Transactions of the North-East Coast Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders (1904)
"... and the vessel would turn over; or at best would be dependent on the watertightness of the erections above the freeboard deck to prevent her doing so. ..."

3. Shipbuilding Cyclopedia: A Reference Book Covering Definitions of by Bibber Webster, J. L. Bates, Stephen McKay Phillips, Alfred Henry Haag (1920)
"These bulkheads are to extend to the weather deck in flush deck Vessels and to the freeboard deck in Vessels having partial superstructures. ..."

4. Steel Ships: Their Construction and Maintenance : a Manual for Shipbuilders by Thomas Walton (1908)
"... and upon the strength so ascertained will she receive her statutory freeboard. Deck Erections other than Awning and Raised Quarter Decks. ..."

5. Steel Ships: Their Construction and Maintenance by Thomas Walton (1902)
"... and upon the strength so ascertained will she receive her statutory freeboard. Deck Erections other than Awning and Raised Quarter Decks. ..."

6. The Naval Constructor: A Vade Mecum of Ship Design for Students, Naval by George Simpson (1914)
"... Drawn Up -with a View to Securing Uniformity of Practice on the Part of Those Entrusted -with the Assignment of Freeboard. Deck Line. ..."

7. Merchant Vessels by Robert Riegel (1921)
"... the distances from the lowest tier of beams to a designated distance above the freeboard deck and a percentage of the breadth 2 Holms. ..."

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