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Example sentences for derrick

Here you can find a large assortment of example sentences for the word derrick, or in other words sentences that can help you learn how to use derrick in a sentence. Learning how to use a word in a sentences can be very helpful, for example when it comes to learning how to use the word in a sentence, in which context the word can be used as well as to learn the true meaning of the word "derrick".

Derrick in a sentence

Here below you will find several sentences that illustrate how to use the word derrick in a sentence.


  1. The aircraft was stored on the quarterdeck next to 'Q' turret, and was deployed and recovered by derrick.


  2. In early August 1915, a derrick was mounted amidships, and tests with Hansa-Brandenburg W seaplanes were conducted.


  3. A massive latticework gantry crane protruded aft from the hangar roof and a twin-boom derrick forward were fitted to handle her aircraft.


  4. The other was installed on the 17th floor and had a capacity of 25 short tons (22 long tons; 23 t); this derrick erected the tower's steel.


  5. The bridge was taken off in favor of two open platforms, and a mast was added in between the two funnels to support a derrick that would service launches.


Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMAS_Australia_(1911), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SMS_Derfflinger, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Nairana_(1917), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Singer_Building, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chilean_battleship_Almirante_Latorre

Synonyms for derrick

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