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shipwright

an artisan skilled in one or more of the tasks required to build vessels

shipwright

[′ship‚rīt]
(civil engineering)
A worker whose responsibility is to ensure that the structure of a ship is straight and true and to the designed dimensions; the work starts with the laying down of the keel blocks and continues throughout the steelwork; applicable also to wood ship builders.
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Visiting yachts to The Boat Works have access to experts in upholstery and stainless steel, shipwrights, mechanical and electrical engineers, sandblasting, surveyors, water-makers and desalination equipment, chandlery, safety gear, electronics and refrigeration, signage and graphics, project managers and boat brokers.
But he then had to accede to Washington's decision to construct the six ships in six different ports in order "to spread the financial benefits" and to prevent the shipwrights in Philadelphia from monopolizing warship construction.
Mr Matthews had worked as an apprentice shipwright for marine firm Babcock at Appledore shipyard since 2008.
It does surprise me that a country of one billion is outside the top 100 (in the FIFA rankings)," Shipwright, who recently visited New Delhi, told Reuters.
The EMI chairman and 74 co-plaintiffs are suing accountants Baker Tilly, and Adrian Shipwright QC, the barrister they instructed to advise on the tax relief available on investments in film production companies
When Jenny, a painter and rug designer, and Brett, a contractor and shipwright, began decorating their new home, they decided to nix TVs and incorporate play space into all the rooms.
Utzon, the son of a North Jutland shipwright and married into a religious family, is a complicated character and deserves both time and effort from the rest of us.
It's an ultra modern exhibition coupled with a time warp - my father helped to build the Swan in the early 30s when he was a shipwright at Vickers Armstrongs at Barrow-in-Furness.
Travelers (NYSE:TRV) announced today several substantial enhancements to its Shipwright policy which combines marine general liability, ship repairers' legal liability and miscellaneous property coverage in a single policy for this specialty market.
Meanwhile, Tekkers, run by former ASSB executives Paul Shipwright and his wife, coach and Bahrain international, Deena Rahman, are thrilled to add the Soccer City site to its portfolio.
John Wilson Carmichael was the son of a Newcastle shipwright and went to sea as a boy.
THOMAS Catto was the son of a Peterhead shipwright and a captain's daughter who became Governor of the Bank of England His interest in Scotland - he had a home near Ellon - saw him heading a Parliamentary inquiry into the financial relationship between England and Scotland Times may have changed since he reported in 1952.