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  • v  maneuver (a ship) into a drydock

  • Among the diverse booty that must be managed and eventually sold: a jewelry store in Mississippi, a grain silo in Iowa, a floating dry-dock in Hawaii, 123 beef hindquarters in .
  • Chile, in fear of Peru, has built and opened the largest dry-dock in South America for the purpose of keeping her Navy at the highest point of efficiency.
  • They build a home compost bin for a chef from Spago and work on a "green" mansion large enough to dry-dock an aircraft carrier.
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  • Aging fireboat Alki to be inspected as city explores its future
    In a second attempt to sell Seattle’s 1927-vintage fireboat Alki, the city is having the 123-foot boat dry-docked, cleaned and examined by a marine surveyor. Work could begin as early as Tuesday and is expected to take about a week and a half, said Katherine Schubert-Knapp of the city’s
    June 24, 2013 - Seattle Times

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