Quarter Cask. Cask with a capacity of 28 gallons, or half a hogshead.
Quarter Cloths. Painted canvas on outboard side of hammock nettings on ship's quarter. Quarter Deck. Upper deck from mainmast to right aft. In vessels with a poop it ends at break of poop. In Royal Navy it extends from right aft on upper deck to some line forward of after gangway.
Quarterdecker. Name given to an officer who is more conscious of his rank than of his duties. 2. Ship having a raised deck, but not a poop, aft.