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Difference between Gun chamber and Gun room

gun chamber

1. the part of a gun that receives the loaded charge:

  • According to Massalamani his own gun chamber got jammed, so he could not shoot.

2. an apartment on a warship used by the midshipmen and junior officers:

  • He lost the advantage that the suddenness of his irruption into the gun chamber had given him.

gun room— = gun chamber 2:

  • John was popular but found the discipline of a fighting ship difficult…. He was often called up to join his senior officers in the gun-room.