floating dry dock

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dry dock that can be submerged under a vessel and then raised

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Once completed, the floating dry dock conferred a near monopoly on repair and servicing of large ships in the port of Vancouver on the company.
While in the floating dry dock, Tokyo Rose came over our loudspeaker system.
Quickly, Capt Talat explained that these were in store offshore to lighten the warship for her stay in the floating dry dock. They would be returned as soon as the refit was completed.
One possibility is that _ a floating dry dock be sent from Sydney to tow the Nottingham to Australia for repairs.
Facilities: More than 7,000 feet of repair berths, 550,000 square feet of covered shops, 17 berth-side cranes with up to 120-long ton capacity, and three floating dry docks, including Dry Dock 4, the largest floating dry dock in the Americas.
Stroll out to the end for the best view of the floating dry dock recently installed at the end of Mission Rock Terminal, where you'll usually see a Navy ship laid up for repairs.
Such agreement shall include a provision that the dock shall, after completion, be kept in repair and working order by the company; and keeping in repair and working order within the meaning of this Act shall include, in the case of a floating dry dock, painting and the employment of such other means to lessen and hinder corrosion of the submerged parts thereof as may be practicable.
A As for the construction of a floating dry dock in A'Duqum, the under secretary said that a study has been conducted by the company in this regard and its report has been forwarded to the government.
Even the floating dry dock was detached, put on the lifting vessel, and dispatched.
The Tyne icons, along with a floating crane, floating dry dock and other equipment, will be transported by a heavy lift ship to an Indian ship yard.
1849: Abraham Lincoln secured a patent for his floating dry dock. 1921: Chicago imposed fines for women wearing short skirts and women with bare arms.
Happily, two of them are devoted to excellent drawings of the techniques by which the damaged bow was removed, lift points attached to the hull, and the submarine drawn up into a specially prepared floating dry dock. One could well spend a serious amount of time studying these drawings alone.
Shipyard facilities currently include a single, 10,000 long-ton (a long-ton equals 2,240 pounds) floating dry dock capable of lifting the largest state ferries at 418 feet in length, a combination 7,200 square-foot machine and outfit shop, and 800 feet of deep-water pier.