What does Berthing mean?

Berthing meaning in General Dictionary

The planking beyond a vessel over the sheer strake

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  • of Berth
  • The planking away from a vessel, over the sheer strake.

Berthing meaning in General Dictionary

(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Berth

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  • (n.) The planking outside a vessel, over the sheer strake.

Sentence Examples with the word Berthing

Broad and of good depth right up to the banks, the river offers every convenience for the berthing and loading of ships, though a bar at its mouth, which prevents the passage of vessels drawing more than 12 ft., necessitates in the case of large ships a partial loading and unloading from lighters outside.

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