roof

The roof of the boiler deck, sometimes called the upper deck. The expression "the captain is on the roof" means be is stationed at the forward end of the upper deck, his station on a packet when the boat is being maneuvered at a lock or landing. The term "roof" does not include the covering over the skylight, which is referred to as the skylight roof. Also the forward end of the roof is commonly called the hurricane deck.



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