She's going to dry-dock
, you see; and you can catch her as late as five to-morrow afternoon--at least, so her first officer told me.
Returning westward again, and scooping in occasional isolated magazines on the high ground back from the shore, he blew up three cruisers and the battleships Oregon, Delaware, New Hampshire, and Florida--the latter had just gone into dry-dock
, and the magnificent dry-dock
was destroyed along with her.
I had been appointed ex-officio by the British Consul to take charge of her after a man who had died suddenly, leaving for the guidance of his successor some suspiciously un receipted bills, a few dry-dock
estimates hinting at bribery, and a quantity of vouchers for three years' extravagant expenditure; all these mixed up to gether in a dusty old violin-case lined with ruby velvet.
The USS Constitution, the world's oldest commissioned warship still afloat, was pushed along by a tugboat, its sails already taken down as it prepares to enter dry-dock
for the repairs, which the Navy says could take about three years.
However, the revenue for the period remained flat compared to the same period last year due to a temporary dip in project activity in its Caspian business and a number of vessels in dry-dock
This specific dry-dock
operation was not possible previously, because of inadequate lifting for a vessel of this size.
Britannia chief executive Bob Downie said: "The marine surveyors have advised us that the hull is in a great condition and there is no reason to dry-dock
Britannia again for at least another 20 years.
In the newest installment of the Princess online dry-dock
journal, the current Tahitian Princess will not only undergo a makeover, but also get a new name.
An inspection of a section of the hull revealed an unacceptable level of corrosion, which will require a dry-dock
facility to conduct permanent repairs.
ON April 1 the Port of Tyne commenced preparations for the final departure of the Swan Hunter floating dry-dock
, which finally left last night.
Recent safety surveys of Submarines in the shipyard dry-dock
have shown significant topside safety discrepancies.
The repairs scheduled during this availability are a continuation of the work accomplished during her last major dry-dock
period, and we have used that restoration period as a baseline for this one," said Richard Whelan, director of the Naval Historical Center Detachment Boston, the organization responsible for the planning and accomplishment of all repairs and restoration work on board "Old Ironsides.