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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of drydock.


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  • It is so secret that when a sub comes in from patrol its propeller is shrouded with a large covering, and if a sub is drydocked for any length of time, it is commonly removed and stored away from the ship for servicing and prying eyes.

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  • 'Escape Route' takes us to the last voyage of the Lady MacBeth under the captaincy of Joshua Calvert's father and explains exactly what happened to trash the ship so badly it was drydocked at Tranquillity for thirty years.

    A Second Chance at Eden by Peter F. Hamilton

  • He may have been temporarily assigned to the Trident while we were drydocked with repairs, but he was still under my command, and I know him better than anyone here.

    Stone and Anvil

  • Jim—the Enterprise will have to be drydocked for repairs anyway—

    The Vulcan Academy Murders

  • She said although the Emily Hobhouse was at sea, the country's two other submarines had been drydocked and were both out of commission.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The object of the "Rewa's" trip to Alexandria was to get drydocked and have her hull scraped.

    The Incomparable 29th and the "River Clyde"

  • When she drydocked ot Portland, there was whuskers on her a foot long, barnacles the size o 'me fust, oysters like young sauce plates.

    The Sea Farmer

  • My ship's been drydocked and overhauled and she's in New York now loadin 'for Manila.

    Keziah Coffin

  • The carnage on both sides was terrible, and the _Union_, although much the larger ship, was so seriously damaged that she was obliged to return to Callao, the principal seaport of Peru, in order to be drydocked and repaired.

    Under the Chilian Flag A Tale of War between Chili and Peru

  • Shaquille O'Neal, 39, probably has only two options: Rehab the right calf that essentially drydocked him since January and return for one last run at a title, or retire and wait for the call from the Hall of Fame.

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