Translation of dockyard in Spanish:


astillero, n.

Pronunciation /ˈdɒkjɑːd//ˈdɑkˌjɑrd/


  • 1

    (for merchant shipping)
    astillero masculine
    • Although little remains of Vernon, any developer of the dockyard will have to preserve its character as most of the buildings are protected by law.
    • At the outbreak of the Second World War the port, with its large graving and floating docks, became a naval base and later an Admiralty dockyard.
    • When Henry VIII founded a dockyard for building ships in Deptford, the area became renowned across the shipping industry.
    • The government has allowed a dockyard in Plymouth to increase radioactive discharges into the sea by five times.
    • A second strike on Pearl Harbor - which would have focused on the dockyards, fuel tanks, and remaining ships - was canceled.
    • Ten thousand or so civilians worked at the dockyard to repair and supply the fleet, and went to and from their work in fleets of buses and special trains.
    • At the same time, another foot-fighting system existed in and around the old southern dockyards of France, and on board sailing ships.
    • ‘I used to enjoy dockyards, harbours and coal mines,’ she says.
    • Order backlogs for Korean-built ships run to 2007, enough to keep some dockyards fully occupied in the next three years.
    • More than 300 people yesterday took part in a march to protest against the arrival of a nuclear submarine at a dockyard for refit work.
    • Portsmouth is a great port to sail from on an evening, with excellent views from the deck of the naval ships and dockyards.
    • This Eastern Fleet would have to be supported by a new dockyard and new logistic depots on the east coast of India.
    • One new and two old battleships were torpedoed, a cruiser was hit, and the dockyard damaged.
    • At present, the ship and objects are separated by a walk of a quarter of a mile through the dockyard.
    • He could renew the ship's guardrails without recourse to a dockyard.
    • Members of the public are invited to go into the Plymouth base to have a close look at the dockyard's collection of architectural gems.
    • It was known to be an unsound ship at the dockyard, but the king refused to recall the voyage.
    • In 2005, 230,000 people crammed into the dockyard during the four days of the International Festival of the Sea alone.
    • The dockyard prides itself as ‘the south coast's biggest visitor attraction’.
    • There were about a dozen kilometres of line, running from the upper dockyards down to a yard near the docks below the falls.
  • 2British

    (for navy)
    astillero naval masculine
    arsenal masculine Spain