necessary to heel the dock to starboard. In the case of the pontoons, the middle one is made large enough in displacement to raise those at the ends out of the water. ... the middle pontoon floating free until the lower row of fish-plates on the pontoon is level with the upper one on the walls; the pins ... Also should a ship from any cause, have a list, the dock could be given the same list within limits, the ship is taken in and the ... Ocean Steamship RIVER PILOTs, FOR MISSISSIPPI RIVER.
|Title||:||Annual Report of the New Orleans Maritime Association ... for the Year Ending August 31st, 1901|
|Author||:||New Orleans Maritime Association|