shipwright

[ship-rahyt]
noun Shipbuilding.
a person who builds and launches wooden vessels or does carpentry work in connection with the building and launching of steel or iron vessels.

Origin:
before 1100; Middle English; Old English scipwyrhta. See ship, wright

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shipwright (ˈʃɪpˌraɪt)
 
n
an artisan skilled in one or more of the tasks required to build vessels

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One of the crooks cons the fellow into believing he is a shipwright.
Draw a picture of a tool that a shipwright might use.
May also do underwater carpentry, steel plating and shipwright's work.
He was a shipwright by trade and upon this property he located his ship building business and residence.
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