Chain locker


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(Naut.) a compartment in the hold of a vessel, for holding the chain cables.

See also: Locker

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Just behind is a cavernous locker that's about six foot deep with a hatch into the chain locker; its size reflecting the voluminous hull and full bows of GL460.
A new bar in the bow has been created with the counter from the Park Lane Hotel, of Sefton Park, called the Chain Locker Bar (reflecting its former use) and a bridal suite with a Pirates of the Caribbean theme.
My favoured hostelry of this ilk was the Chain Locker, overlooking Barry Docks, but sadly it is no longer there.
In North Shields, the former Chain Locker pub was acquired by North Court Developments and converted to 15 apartments.
They tried to rescue Polish crewman Robert Ebertowski who had collapsed in the confined space of the anchor chain locker.
Last orders may have long been called for The Chain Locker in North Shields ( but its familiar historic frontage is to remain a landmark.
The integrated bowsprit is an elegant and effective anchor and spinnaker support with a stainless steel spine under the moulded fibreglass where a CQR anchor hangs, controlled by the a Lewmar 1400W vertical windlass with a deep drop in the chain locker. Reside here is a possible crew/skipper quarters if needed, which is moulded with a manual head and locker space.
Besides outdoor deck space a two-deck function room in the former anchor chain locker rooms will hold up to 200 people when completed.
For some strange reason the old Chain Locker dockers of Barry came to my mind.
THERE are also many pubs on the list: North Shields: Prince of Wales, Fish Quay; Chain Locker; Queens Head in Albion Road; Berwick Arms; Ye Old Hundred; Cannon Inn; Garricks Head; Magnesia Bank; Wolsington House; Duke of Wellington.