drydock : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a large dock from which water can be pumped out; used for building ships or for repairing a ship below its waterline
- v maneuver (a ship) into a drydock
- After pumping out the drydock, workers could recover bodies of crewmen and remove the 1.
- Off Borkum Reef, the 200-foot drydock that he was towing last week reared high on two gigantic waves, broke in two, sank.
- Last week the Navy Department told how it proposed to overcome this difficulty with a $15,000,000 floating drydock, a strange craft that would not seem out of place among the .
News & Articles
- 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 ...
June 18, 2013 - 13 News, WVEC Hampton Roads
- Susan Collins in KeepMEcurrent.com
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...