Example sentences for: dockyard

How can you use “dockyard” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Many died from disease and malnutrition before the work was complete, but the dockyard proved to be a bastion of the British Empire and served to protect the motherland even as recently as World War II.

  • From Front Street, a ten-minute walk up the steep incline of King Street leads to Fort Hamilton, which was built in 1889 to protect the harbor and formed part of a line of defense for the naval dockyard to the west.

  • After looking around these collections, climb the hill to the Commissioner’s House, where you will find fine views of the surrounding coastline and the rest of the dockyard complex.

  • Postwar, the British military presence dwindled, and the main sections of the dockyard were closed in 1951.

  • In summer, cruise ships dock at the small port outside the main harbor wall, providing a good picture of how the working dockyard must have looked when it was home to British naval vessels.

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