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Synonyms for dry dock

a large dock from which water can be pumped out

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Vessels dry-docked ranged from the 611 gross ton Royal Iris of the Mersey to the 50,938 gross ton Ulysses, fully utilising Laird's four dry docks.
Allen expects the next couple of years to be busy as several ships are due to be dry-docked for surveys.
The 144-year-old HMS Warrior has dry-docked for three weeks of restoration and maintenance work at a Navy dockyard.
It was built by ``a company specialising in scaffolding for all boats, dry-docked or in water, '' he said.
Coast Guard has awarded to its wholly owned subsidiary, Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation ("Todd Pacific" or the "Company"), a $8,777,829 modification to previously awarded contract HSCG85-04-C-625509 in support of repairs and alterations performed during the Dry-Docked Planned Maintenance Availability ("DPMA") of the icebreaker USCG Polar Star (WAGB-10).
The 200ft brig Stavros S Niarchos is the flagship vessel of the Tall Ship Youth Trust and is hosting a series of public open days and day sails before it is dry-docked at the Birkenhead shipyard for repairs.