Dry Docks

Narrow basins that hold single ships, boats, or other watercraft, and are then pumped out in order to dry the watercraft for repair.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
17822
Names
dry docks
dry dock
docks, dry
docks, graving
drydocks
dry-docks
graving docks
graving-docks
droogdokken Dutch
droogdok Dutch
diques secos Spanish
dique seco Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300120748. The J. Paul Getty Trust.