clinker-built


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clinker-built

, clincher-built
(of a boat or ship) having a hull constructed with each plank overlapping that below
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He'd owned the 30ft clinker-built former lifeboat for just a few months before it hit rock bottom near Blyth ferry landing.
Workers unearthed part of an old clinker-built vessel but were advised by the foreman to cover it over again so as not to delay construction.
They discovered a common interest in boats and bought the Salidha, a 30ft clinker-built converted ship's lifeboat, at Apperley Bridge on the Leeds to Liverpool canal.