Slipways

The structures inclined toward the water on which a ship may be built or lowered into the water; may also be used for the guides that support the ship's hull.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
2927
Names
slipways
slipway
shipways
shipway
building berths
building berth
way
ways
berth, building
berths, building
building slip
building slips
slip, building
slips, building
scheepshellingen Dutch
scheepshelling Dutch
grúas de cable Spanish
grúa de cable Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300006433. The J. Paul Getty Trust.