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Before dry docks came into use in the late 15th century in England, the only way to service a ship’s hull was to “careen” it—heave it over on its side, still floating, or laying in the mud at low tide. 547 more words
This is the description of Govan Graving Docks from the Buildings at Risk Register for Scotland (bold text added for emphasis):
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An outstanding graving dock complex…
CHARLESTOWN (CBS) — The nation’s oldest commissioned Navy warship is getting a facelift.
The U.S.S. Constitution, which is housed at the Charlestown Navy Yard, will be dry docked on May 18 to undergo major restorations. 90 more words