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Synonyms for graving dock

a large dock from which water can be pumped out

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The ship stood proud in a 1800s graving dock, an area rarely seen by museum visitors.
In a similar fashion, Yarrows benefited directly from the opening of a large government graving dock at Esquimalt in 1926, built to replace the smaller, crumbling graving dock dating from 1887.
Though an Ikea and Fairway opened several years ago along the waterfront, and an esplanade was built where graving docks once stood, distribution companies are leasing space near the neighborhood's port.
EB recently completed a $65 million upgrade of its graving docks to extend the useful life of the facilities by a reported 50 years.
The area near Mount Stuart graving docks in Cardiff Bay where a teenager got into difficulty in the water 030715BAY_05 ANDREW JAMES
The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Village returns to Graving Docks, while visitors will be able to see helicopters, recruitment vehicles and diving tanks courtesy of the Royal Navy, and the Royal Marines will be entertaining crowds with unarmed combat and weapons displays.
The plan has already been altered to remove two tall towers Artist's impressions of Liverpool Waters' Nelson Dock at night, left; and, right, graving docks incorporated into the scheme Henry Owen-John, from English Heritage An artist's blueprint for the Liverpool Waters scheme, as envisioned by Peel Holdings - but English Heritage say they would still like to see further modifications
The company proceed to utilise 40 acres of the creek, and within the area to have two large graving docks with quays, wharves, warehouses, landing stages, coal tips, railway sidings and every other necessary adjunct required for expeditious shipment.
Its experienced engineers, skilled labors and modernized facilities with flexible operation of four graving docks ensure its worldwide clients of high quality ships in competitive time.
By 1737, a new basin enclosed the Old Dock with an outer harbour and three new graving docks (dry docks).
The remaining three Mount Stuart graving docks (dry docks) at the rear of Techniquest could be used to create an attraction showing the variety of skills involved in ship repairing.
TOWN VIEW Morpeth Market Place in 1927 MARINE LIFE Graving Docks in Blyth SHIPS FROM ABOVE Tyne Dock in South Shields FACTORY SITE Reyrolle works in Hebburn AS IT WAS Eldon Square in Newcastle FUN TIMES Spanish City, Whitley Bay AT THE PIT Wearmouth Colliery, Sunderland HEAVY DUTY Consett Ironworks and The Grove
ODC currently boasts a pair of giant graving docks capable of accommodating massive ships, including Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs), Ultra Large Crude Carriers (ULCCs), fourth and fifth generation container ships, and other vessels of a maximum capacity of 600,000 DWT.
Now extra wardens have been drafted in to patrol the Bay waterfront and Mount Stuart Graving Docks - a particularly dangerous area where young people have already been caught swimming - in order to press home the water safety message.