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dockyard

[′däk‚yärd]
(civil engineering)
A yard utilized for ship construction and repair.
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BIRKENHEAD'S Cammell Laird shipyard could be hit as part of the knock-on effect of any decision to close the historic Portsmouth dockyard.
So whether it's above or below the waves, the UK's historic dockyards can give us all a real taste of the ocean.
Sir Jock told BBC1's Andrew Marr Show: " ere is clearly the issue of affordability in the round but there is also now the di culty that we have which is we have a terms of business agreement with the dockyards.
Sir Jock told BBC1's Andrew Marr Show: "There is clearly the issue of affordability in the round but there is also now the difficulty that we have which is we have a terms of business agreement with the dockyards.
Redundancies at Sheerness were spread over several months until the naval dockyards closed permanently in March 1960.
Spies monitoring communist activity at Chatham dockyard in the 1930s and 1940s would have appreciated the help of James Bond's gadget expert Q, it would seem.
Today, the city's waterfront is a far more civilised place, although you can still get a heady taste of the glory days of British sea power with a trip to the famous Royal Dockyard.
In the 25-year existence of the Verolme Cork Dockyards, 33 ships were built and 1,500 men were employed at its peak.
Workers at Rosyth believe the Ministry of Defence have been subsidising dockyards at Devonport in Plymouth - and to a lesser extent Portsmouth - by paying their running costs.
Some nuclear dockyard workers were exposed to high levels of radiation, which may have caused them to contract cancer, while refitting Royal Navy submarines, the Ministry of Defence has accepted.
Commanding Officer Captain David Snelson said he was delighted with the refit work carried out at Rosyth dockyards.
The Ministry of Defence said the naval dockyards at Devonport and Rosyth would soon no longer have the space to keep old vessels afloat.