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					SUPERSTRUCTURE &
   DECKHOUSE
SUPERSTRUCTURE & DECKHOUSE

• SUPERSTRUCTURE
Structure that is erected above the freeboard deck
  which extend to the ship’s side or almost to the
  side.
• DECKHOUSE
Structures that are erected on deck which are well
  within the line of the ship’s side.
Provide protection for the openings through the
  freeboard deck
                FORECASTLE

Forward structure to give protection for the ship in
  a seaway.
Extend at least 7% of the ship length aft of the
  stem, and a minimum height above the summer
  load line is stipulated
The side plating is heavier than the aft end plating

				
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