a waterside area containing docks, workshops, warehouses, etc., for building, outfitting, and repairing ships, for storing naval supplies, etc.
British. a navy yard.

1695–1705; dock1 + yard2 Unabridged
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dockyard (ˈdɒkˌjɑːd)
a naval establishment with docks, workshops, etc, for the building, fitting out, and repair of vessels

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To be disposed of at mid-ocean, port or dockyard facilities.
Instead, the local dockyard would repair what it could, but her aft turret would remain useless.
The cup was then generally given to the dockyard ship wright as a memento.
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