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  • n  a fee charged for a vessel to use a dock
  • n  landing in a harbor next to a pier where ships are loaded and unloaded or repaired; may have gates to let water in or out
  • n  the act of securing an arriving vessel with ropes

  • Freeports in Texas, New York, Florida and Pennsylvania were so called because they had no dockage charges.
  • When the Miami wing of the Civil Air Patrol first got a bill for dockage of a 64-ft.
  • On one occasion he flew to Brazil, found a Naval transport station sorely in need of dockage equipment.

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