shipway

NOUN
  1. a canal large enough for seagoing vessels
  2. structure consisting of a sloping way down to the water from the place where ships are built or repaired
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How To Use shipway In A Sentence

  • The completed ships could easily slip into the water along the inclined shipways.
  • Around 8,000 people had travelled to the shipway on the Southside of Glasgow for the original planned launch of the ship on Friday April 8.
  • Within hours the kid napper demanded a ransom of £175,000 from estate agents Shipways.
  • Just prior to World War I, the company started constructing four additional open shipways and affiliated shops to the south of the original facilities.
  • Facilities at the main plant include a 750-foot drydock, three shipways, three wharves, an outfitting pier, four level-luffing cranes, and covered facilities for pre-outfit and assembly.
  • The web of pathways, highways, shipways and skyways has been growing ever since.
  • Shipway was known as a fitness fanatic, a term inactive types use to describe anyone who walks to the mailbox, but in Shipway's case the description was apt.
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