Floating Docks

Docks that float on the water and can be partly submerged to permit a ship to enter it and afterward floated to raise the ship high and dry as in a dry dock.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
17824
Names
floating docks
floating dock
docks, floating
dry docks, floating
floating dry docks
drijvende dokken Dutch
drijvend dok Dutch
diques flotantes Spanish
dique flotante Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300120767. The J. Paul Getty Trust.