fo'c's'le or fo'c'sle (ˈfəʊksəl
forecastle or fo'c's'le or fo'c'sle (ˈfəʊksəl
- the part of a vessel at the bow where the crew is quartered and stores, machines,
etc, may be stowed
Example Sentences Including 'fo'c's'le'
If an air threat developed, a fighter was catapulted from a short ramp installed on the merchant ship's fo'c's'le.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
In the look-out cage's narrow confines fifty feet above the fo'c's'le deck this was not easy to do.
Titanic - Destination disaster
On the short fo'c's'le a large steel box was secured to the deck by a number of steel wires.
The darkness was still pretty complete, McKinnon couldn't even see as far as the fo'c's'le with the deck lights extinguished.
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