conning tower definition

  • noun:
    • an elevated, enclosed observation post in a submarine, frequently being a means of entry towards inside.
    • The armored pilothouse of a warship.
    • The armoured control tower of an earlier metal warship from which the ship ended up being navigated in struggle
    • A connecting framework between your connection and force hull of a submarine; in bigger, modern submarines it has the captain's cabin and is referred to as sail
    • The shot-proof pilot house of a war vessel.
    • the reduced, dome-shaped, shot-proof pilot-house of a war-vessel, specifically an ironclad.
    • an armored pilothouse on a warship
    • an increasing bridge on a submarine; often useful for entering and leaving
  • others:
    • the raised structure rising over the deck of a submarine.

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