quarantine anchorage

quarantine anchorage

[′kwär·ən‚tēn ‚aŋ·kər·ij]
(civil engineering)
An area where a vessel anchors when satisfying quarantine regulations.
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Depending on these answers, supplemented by a medical inspection where necessary, the Health Officer either granted pratique or ordered the ship's master to proceed to a quarantine anchorage, normally in Spring Cove at the Maritime Quarantine Station at North Head.