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a superstructure deck on which most of the lifeboats of a ship are stowed.
Historical Examples

Command William McFee
A Romance of Billy-Goat Hill Alice Hegan Rice
Merchantmen-at-Arms David W. Bone
Tell England Ernest Raymond
An Unsinkable Titanic John Bernard Walker
Pincher Martin, O.D. H. Taprell Dorling
The Destroyer Burton Egbert Stevenson
The U-boat hunters James B. Connolly
Titanic Filson Young
The Honorable Percival Alice Hegan Rice

the deck of a ship on which the lifeboats are kept


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