Slip dock

a dock having a sloping floor that extends from deep water to above high-water mark, and upon which is a railway on which runs a cradle carrying the ship.
See under Dock.

See also: Dock, Slip

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For example, the Port of Coos Bay has applied to the Oregon Department of State Lands for a permit to dredge and dispose of 5.6 million cubic feet of material from the floor of Coos Bay to construct a slip dock at the proposed Jordan Cove LNG terminal.
On the waterfront, there will be new landscaping, a boardwalk and a 110-metre wharf built with 30 slip docks for boaters.