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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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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.
North Court Developments has obtained planning permission for a high rise of 15 apartments to be built at the rear of the Chain Locker pub at the New Quay.
The pulpit is another clutter-free zone thanks to the sunken Selden headsail furler and a 1000W Quick vertical windlass under the chain locker hatch with foot buttons for operation; and there's a removable bow roller.
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.