graving dock

  1. Tim Gerard

    Why couldn't Harland and Wolff build Titanic in the graving dock?

    I was reading about how some of the larger ocean liners, such as Titanic and Mauretania, were constructed and launched. They slid the finished hull down a slipway into the water, and they were concerned about it tipping over before the entire hull was in water. Harland and Wolff did have the...