The rest of his companions had to hasten to assist in the berthing of the airship.
The staircase, porch, or berthing of the ladder-way to the cabin.
The berthing made to fit into a vessel's gangway on either side.
The rising or working up of the planks of a ship's sides; as berthing up a bulk-head, or bringing up in general.
To him each midshipman reported, saluting, stated his name, and received his berthing.
The freighter had anchored off the Manila port area during the night, berthing in the early hours.
The ship had berthing room for eight or ten people irrespective of the officers who slept aft.
Provision for berthing the crew had been made in a special crews cabin in the extreme forward part of the ship.
Aft of this compartment is located the crew's quarters, berthing eight men, with lavatory attached.
It was moored just at the entrance to the dock or mole, and was in charge of an official who regulated the berthing of vessels.
1620s, "convenient sea room" (both for ships and sailors), of uncertain origin, probably from bear (v.) + abstract noun suffix -th (2) as in strength, health, etc. Original sense is preserved in phrase to give (something or someone) wide berth. Meaning "place on a ship to stow chests, room for sailors" is from 1706; extended to non-nautical situations by 1778.
1660s, of ships, from berth (n.). Of persons (intransitive), from 1886. Related: Berthed; berthing.
A job, appointment, situation, etc: Dissatisfied with his prewar truck-driving berth (late 1700s+ Nautical)