chain locker


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chain locker

[′chān ‚läk·ər]
(naval architecture)
A compartment in the lower part of a ship toward the bow for stowing an anchor chain.
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The report says: "One of the seamen entered the chain locker and collapsed.
Originally a malting house for one of the watering holes in the area, the building became a pub in 1904 and was known as the Crane Hotel until renamed The Chain Locker in 1986.
These were the Chain Locker dockers, whose like we are unlikely to see again.
Tenders are invited for Renewal Of Wooden Lining In Chain Locker Of Ekm Class Submarine For In
His/her voice has a similar lilt and timbre to that of a former Barry docker of my acquaintance who I met most weekday afternoons while delivering a copy of the Echo to the old Chain Locker pub, in Dock View Road, Barry, as a lad.
He had swarmed up a mooring rope onto the foredeck and concealed himself in the anchor chain locker in the bows.
Construction work has just started at the Chain Locker in the New Quay conservation area, in North Shields, where the original 100-year-old building will form the centrepiece of an innovative development of 15 luxury apartments.
The Chain Locker in North Shields is a familiar sight to people who use the Tyne ferry and has been empty for some time.
This was the place where hardened seafarers and Barry dockers drank when they weren't imbibing at the infamous Chain Locker pub on Dock View Road.
The first port of call on landing at North Shields used to be the Chain Locker.
In his time away from the workplace and home life, Charlie liked to drink, chat and socialise with his mates in the old Chain Locker pub and Barry Dockers Club.