Origin of dockyard
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This dockyard is smaller, and in appearance inferior every way to that of Boston.Impressions of America
Passing out of the Dockyard precincts we are at once in the English quarter.In Eastern Seas
J. J. Smith
The part of a dockyard where cambering is performed, and timber kept.
A portion of the dockyard where ships were landed for a tide.
The dockyard name given to the person who constructs a ship of the navy.
- a naval establishment with docks, workshops, etc, for the building, fitting out, and repair of vessels
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