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English translation: compass platform

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German term or phrase:Peildeck
English translation:compass platform
Entered by: Bruce Sanderson
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20:43 Oct 20, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Peildeck
Shipbuilding:
It is a deck above the bridge deck according to what I found on Internet:das Deck über der Brücke, auf dem der Magnetkompaß der für jedes Schiff für den Fall vorgeschrieben ist, daß der Kreiselkompaß ausfallen sollte, in einen wetterfesten Gehäuse.
Does this have a name in English?
Bearing deck?
Bruce Sanderson
Local time: 16:03
compass platform; also: observation deck, upper deck
Explanation:
compass platform (fits your description best, but more common are:) observation deck, upper deck

Peildeck: observation deck
(Ernst, W. der industriellen Technik, ISBN 3 87097 145 2)
Peildeck: compass platform, upper deck
(DeVries-Herrman, Technical and Engineering Dictionary, ISBN07 016631 5)

AltaVista Search 9English) for “observation deck” “compass platform” “upper deck”:
The number of documents that contain your search terms: compass platform 157 • observation deck 17865 • upper deck 169073

Google search to see if compass platform is used in English (rather than translated German) URLs (it is, though the term is much less common than observation deck or upper deck):
Searched the web for "compass platform". Results 1 - 10 of about 174. Search took 0.10 seconds; e.g. (first 10):

HMS Belfast: The Bridge
... Operations Room and Compass Platform. On the deck below are HMS Belfast's Operations
Room and Compass Platform, the nerve centre and brain of the entire ship ...
www.iwm.org.uk/belfast/bridge.htm - 13k - Cached - Similar pages

John Hancock Forms Strategic Alliance With Compass To Expand ...
... Bauer, president and ceo of Compass Brokerage, Inc. "We believe this alliance will
help take Compass' platform sales program to the next level of performance.". ...
www.jhancock.com/company/newsroom/releases/old/2001/042401.... - 8k - Cached - Similar pages

Battle Cruiser Hood- Association Archives: Third Association ...
... My action station, with that of Midshipman Dundas, was the compass platform.
Able Seaman Tilburn's was 4" Guns crew on the boatdeck. ...
hmshood.com/association/Newsltr3.html - 18k - Cached - Similar pages

[PDF] www.ssec.honeywell.com/magnetic/datasheets/lowcost.pdf
File Format: PDF/Adobe Acrobat - View as Text
... Yh = Y*cos( ) + Z*sin( ) (2) sensors change orientation with the compass platform,
these compasses cannot compensate for the ferrous effects of its surroundings ...
Similar pages

Untitled
... ship along with the necessary navigation values--platform heading or wind compass,
platform speed over ground and platform course over the ground. From these ...
www.coaps.fsu.edu/WOCE/rv/WECB/P__21E-00/P__21E-00.html - 15k - Cached - Similar pages

Untitled Document
... deck under the bridge with repeaters to the Royal chart house, compass platform,
wheelhouse, bridge wings, steering compartment and emergency conning position. ...
www.royalyachtbritannia.co.uk/history/sheperd/navigation.ht... - 8k - Cached - Similar pages

H
... the action? On the Compass Platform. 88. Was the Compass
Platform in the Hood still covered in? Yes ...
www.hmshood.f9.co.uk/References/Official/adm1164351Hood.htm - 29k - Cached - Similar pages

RNCA - AB Sig Ted Briggs
... my feet ... I picked myself up, thinking I had made a complete fool of myself, but
everyone else on the compass platform was also scrambling to his feet. "We ...
www.rnca.org.uk/people/rnca2b.htm - 25k - Cached - Similar pages

Board of Trade Enquiry - Final Report - Life-Saving ...
... Compasses. - Compasses were supplied as follows : -. One Kelvin standard compass,
with azimuth mirror on compass platform. One Kelvin steering compass inside of ...
www.titanicinquiry.org/BOTReport/BotRep01lifeapp.htm - 8k - Cached - Similar pages

fix2
... was folded down at sea but the four wood struts in the corners of the compass platform
can be added from stretched sprue to a height equal to the height of the ...
www.flash.net/~rfm/MODELING/fix2.html - 41k - Cached - Similar pages

HTH Tom



Selected response from:

Tom Funke
Local time: 10:03
Grading comment
Thanks again

Best regards

Bruce
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4 +1compass platform; also: observation deck, upper deck
Tom Funke


  

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compass platform; also: observation deck, upper deck


Explanation:
compass platform (fits your description best, but more common are:) observation deck, upper deck

Peildeck: observation deck
(Ernst, W. der industriellen Technik, ISBN 3 87097 145 2)
Peildeck: compass platform, upper deck
(DeVries-Herrman, Technical and Engineering Dictionary, ISBN07 016631 5)

AltaVista Search 9English) for “observation deck” “compass platform” “upper deck”:
The number of documents that contain your search terms: compass platform 157 • observation deck 17865 • upper deck 169073

Google search to see if compass platform is used in English (rather than translated German) URLs (it is, though the term is much less common than observation deck or upper deck):
Searched the web for "compass platform". Results 1 - 10 of about 174. Search took 0.10 seconds; e.g. (first 10):

HMS Belfast: The Bridge
... Operations Room and Compass Platform. On the deck below are HMS Belfast's Operations
Room and Compass Platform, the nerve centre and brain of the entire ship ...
www.iwm.org.uk/belfast/bridge.htm - 13k - Cached - Similar pages

John Hancock Forms Strategic Alliance With Compass To Expand ...
... Bauer, president and ceo of Compass Brokerage, Inc. "We believe this alliance will
help take Compass' platform sales program to the next level of performance.". ...
www.jhancock.com/company/newsroom/releases/old/2001/042401.... - 8k - Cached - Similar pages

Battle Cruiser Hood- Association Archives: Third Association ...
... My action station, with that of Midshipman Dundas, was the compass platform.
Able Seaman Tilburn's was 4" Guns crew on the boatdeck. ...
hmshood.com/association/Newsltr3.html - 18k - Cached - Similar pages

[PDF] www.ssec.honeywell.com/magnetic/datasheets/lowcost.pdf
File Format: PDF/Adobe Acrobat - View as Text
... Yh = Y*cos( ) + Z*sin( ) (2) sensors change orientation with the compass platform,
these compasses cannot compensate for the ferrous effects of its surroundings ...
Similar pages

Untitled
... ship along with the necessary navigation values--platform heading or wind compass,
platform speed over ground and platform course over the ground. From these ...
www.coaps.fsu.edu/WOCE/rv/WECB/P__21E-00/P__21E-00.html - 15k - Cached - Similar pages

Untitled Document
... deck under the bridge with repeaters to the Royal chart house, compass platform,
wheelhouse, bridge wings, steering compartment and emergency conning position. ...
www.royalyachtbritannia.co.uk/history/sheperd/navigation.ht... - 8k - Cached - Similar pages

H
... the action? On the Compass Platform. 88. Was the Compass
Platform in the Hood still covered in? Yes ...
www.hmshood.f9.co.uk/References/Official/adm1164351Hood.htm - 29k - Cached - Similar pages

RNCA - AB Sig Ted Briggs
... my feet ... I picked myself up, thinking I had made a complete fool of myself, but
everyone else on the compass platform was also scrambling to his feet. "We ...
www.rnca.org.uk/people/rnca2b.htm - 25k - Cached - Similar pages

Board of Trade Enquiry - Final Report - Life-Saving ...
... Compasses. - Compasses were supplied as follows : -. One Kelvin standard compass,
with azimuth mirror on compass platform. One Kelvin steering compass inside of ...
www.titanicinquiry.org/BOTReport/BotRep01lifeapp.htm - 8k - Cached - Similar pages

fix2
... was folded down at sea but the four wood struts in the corners of the compass platform
can be added from stretched sprue to a height equal to the height of the ...
www.flash.net/~rfm/MODELING/fix2.html - 41k - Cached - Similar pages

HTH Tom






    see above
Tom Funke
Local time: 10:03
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 2419
Grading comment
Thanks again

Best regards

Bruce

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