Wharf boat

a kind of boat moored at the bank of a river, and used for a wharf, in places where the height of the water is so variable that a fixed wharf would be useless.

See also: Wharf

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Garvin was joined today by state Senator Bryan Richardson, Representative Daniel Short, Representative Timothy Dukes, and DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife staff to celebrate the completion of the newly-reconstructed Phillips Landing Boating and Fishing Access Area and the Woodland Wharf Boat Dock and Kayak Launch near Laurel.
For more information on the Phillips Landing Boating and Fishing Access Area, the Woodland Wharf Boat Dock and Kayak Launch, or other boating and fishing access areas, please contact the DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlifes Fisheries Section at 302-739-9914.
The 0.77-acre plot in Swan Lane, Stoke, is owned by British Waterways and is adjacent to the Stoke Heath Wharf boat yard and canal basin.