Thesaurus / dry dock
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Hardly had the policemen disappeared behind the boats on the dry dock than the dark figures began to reappear.

But not a thing wrong anywhere; they didn't even have to put her in dry dock.

The U-boat huntersJames B. Connolly

I have taken her out on patrol up to Norfolk twice, where the channel is as thin and crooked as a corkscrew, then into dry dock.

The steamer was then put into dry dock, cut in two and the parts slid apart.

A fresh-water bath for a salt-water hull is better than a drain-off in a dry dock—and a great sight cheaper.

The Brazilian Government had granted the latter permission to enter the dry dock there to make urgent repairs.

This cradle would be placed under a ship, and the ship braced in the manner of one in dry dock.

The Panama CanalFrederic Jennings Haskin

A careful measurement was made in the dry dock, and all was found correct.

The building of three new cruisers was authorized, but the plan to erect a dry dock at Kiel was rejected.

She was as firmly fixed, apparently, and as steady, as though she had been lying in a dry dock.

A Middy in CommandHarry Collingwood

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