graving dock


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grav·ing dock

(grā′vĭng)
n.
A dry dock where the hulls of ships are repaired and maintained.

graving dock

n
(Nautical Terms) another term for dry dock
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.graving dock - a large dock from which water can be pumped outgraving dock - a large dock from which water can be pumped out; used for building ships or for repairing a ship below its waterline
docking facility, dockage, dock - landing in a harbor next to a pier where ships are loaded and unloaded or repaired; may have gates to let water in or out; "the ship arrived at the dock more than a day late"
floating dock, floating dry dock - dry dock that can be submerged under a vessel and then raised
shipyard - a workplace where ships are built or repaired
Translations

graving dock

[ˈgreɪvɪŋdɒk] N (Naut) → dique m de carena

graving dock

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8 million for the replacement of the main (north) substation at the Esquimalt Graving Dock, located in Esquimalt, British Columbia.
Me sisters worked at the flour mills, Ranks' flour mills, you had Spillers, you had the graving dock where me arl fella worked over the road, then you had Sam Owens', Mobil Oil, top of the road was the coal wharf, further down by the bridge was the iron ore.
The Egyptian shipbuilder is one of the most celebrated in the region, with its facilities boasting the largest floating dock in the Middle East, as well as its oldest graving dock.
KARACHI SHIPYARD and ENGINEERING WORKS LIMITED BERTHS AND QUAY WALLS DRY DOCKS DOCK DOCK 1 DOCK 2 BERTH 1 BERTH 2 BERTH 3 GRAVING TYPE GRAVING DOCK DOCK 6000 Capacity 15000 DWT 26000 DWT Capacity 26000 DWT 18000 DWT DWT Overall 169 m 118 m 213 m Overall Length 189 m 171 m Length Inner width between Width 23 m 24 m 31 m 27 m 24 m walls 30 and 40 Cranes 40 Tons 40 Tons Cranes 30 and 10 Tons 15 and 10 Tons Tons
In January 1893, he left his brother's house in Cochrane Street, Liverpool and plunged into the Langton Graving Dock.
From there, each frigate will spend an estimated 12 months at the Esquimalt graving dock facility, where Lockheed Martin will initiate work on the vessel's combat systems, before finally moving back to CFB Esquimalt in preparation for commissioning, sea trials and training.
THE massive Balmoral cruise ship sitting in Belfast Harbour looks across at a replica of a small section of the Titanic's bow in Thompson's Graving Dock.
The Thompson Graving Dock in the east of the city is being given a new lease of life after 100 years.
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Starting with the graving dock when the yard became operational in 1977, Asry subsequently added two floating docks plus slipways that have a dry berth length of 255 m and can handle ships of a maximum displacement of 5,000 tonnes.
A graving dock was excavated on land, lined with stone or cement, and a closable gate at one end enabled water to be pumped out or flooded.
These now include a 500,000 dead weight tonnage (dwt) capacity graving dock, two floating docks capable of accommodating vessels up to 80,000 dwt and 120,000 dwt respectively, two of the largest slipways in operation in the region and 15 repair berths.