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dockyard

[′däk‚yärd]
(civil engineering)
A yard utilized for ship construction and repair.
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He further said evidences suggested the involvement of foreign elements in the Karachi Dockyard attack, adding that three navy officers were also arrested in this connection.
The outfit selected Jakhrani for the job as he had been insider in the dockyard before he resigned from naval force of the country some four months ago apparently to prepare for his CSS examination, sources said.
HMS Argyll was on a training exercise at Devonport dockyard in Plymouth when the torpedo was "jettisoned unexpectedly".
The dockyard would facilitate the construction and repair of the houseboats.
The business is also responsible for cleaning of infrastructure and National Heritage sites and facilities around the dockyard.
Defence giant BAE Systems is reviewing its UK operations in a move that reports suggest may lead to the closure of the Portsmouth dockyard putting 3,000 jobs at risk.
Riggers remove the main topgallant mast from Nelson''s flagship HMS Victory at Portsmouth''s Historic Dockyard
Along the south coast in Kent is Chatham's historic dockyard, which also has a special place in British history.
We had too large a shipbuilding industry in this country for what we are able to sustain and we had to come down to one dockyard.
To enable us to come down to one dockyard, the industry had to invest in the necessary rationalisation.
The first ever secretary of the Admiralty, Samuel Pepys, established the dockyard in the 17th century as an extension to the Royal Navy headquarters in nearby Chatham.
Chatham Dockyard, 1815-1865; the industrial transformation.