Float-out Prep. The day before float-out, crews make final preparations to float the three pontoons out of the graving dock, including minor seals and repairs, going through check lists and securing tow lines to the pontoons. December 5, 2006.
Graving Dock Floor. Flexi floats attached to the pontoons and ready to help the pontoons float. A view of the graving dock from the floor. December 5, 2006.
Water Fills. After the valve to the graving dock gate is opened, water slowly fills the graving dock as the tide rose. December 5, 2006.
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