Method of exposing the hull of a ship for cleaning or repair by laying it on its side.

Mine boat

Boats built to transport coal from the Duke of Bridgewater’s pits in Worsley


Roundwood is a wooded peninsula on the River Fal in Cornwall, where there is evidence of occupation and settlement since at least the Iron Age.


Early form of maritime insurance, now defunct.

Halkett boat

Type of lightweight inflatable craft designed by Lt Peter Halkett (1820–1885) during the 1840s. When deflated, the hull can be used as a cloak, the oar as a walking stick, and the sail as an umbrella.

Manchester Liners

Cargo and passenger shipping company founded in 1898, based in Manchester, England.