drydock drydock

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a large dock from which water can be pumped out; used for building ships or for repairing a ship below its waterline
  2. (v) maneuver (a ship) into a drydock

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Usage(s):

  1. After pumping out the drydock, workers could recover bodies of crewmen and remove the 1.
  2. Aside from China, which is helping Malta build a drydock for supertankers, at a cost of $40 million, Mintoffs greatest friend of the moment is Libya.
  3. Starship Enterprise and crew are coming out of drydock An elevator opens into deep space.

News

  • Fire damages tug at Norfolk shipyard

    NORFOLK-Crews working on a tug in drydock at a Norfolk shipyard sparked fire early Tuesday, firefighters said. Firefighters were called to Colonna's Shipyard on E. Indian River around 1:00 a.m. to fight fire on the tugboat Pamlico. The tug, which is from Morehead City, NC, has been in drydock for four-to-six weeks, said fire department spokesman Capt. Mike Hicks. The fire started as workers were ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: 13 News, WVEC Hampton Roads

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Quotes

  • "I am particularly pleased that the committee agreed to my request to include $20.6 million for a new drydock facility at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery," Collins said. "This drydock is essential for the shipyard's future work on...
    on May 7, 2008 By: Susan Collins Source: KeepMEcurrent.com

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