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Keel laying

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Laying the keel or laying down is the formal recognition of the start of a ship's construction. [1]

12 relations: Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome, Ceremonial ship launching, Charon's obol, Keel, Mast Stepping, Navy League of the United States, Ship commissioning, Shipbuilding, Shipyard, Styx, United States Navy.

Ancient Greece

Ancient Greece was a civilization belonging to a period of Greek history from the Greek Dark Ages of the 13th–9th centuries BC to the end of antiquity (AD 600).

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Ancient Rome

In historiography, ancient Rome is Roman civilization from the founding of the city of Rome in the 8th century BC to the collapse of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century AD, encompassing the Roman Kingdom, Roman Republic and Roman Empire until the fall of the western empire.

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Ceremonial ship launching

Ceremonial ship launching is the process of transferring a vessel to the water.

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Charon's obol

Charon's obol is an allusive term for the coin placed in or on the mouth of a dead person before burial.

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On boats and ships, the keel is either of two parts: a structural element that sometimes resembles a fin and protrudes below a boat along the central line, or a hydrodynamic element.

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Mast Stepping

In sailboating and shipbuilding, Mast Stepping is the process of raising the boat's mast.

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Navy League of the United States

The Navy League of the United States, commonly referred to as the Navy League, is a national association with nearly 50,000 members who advocate for a strong, credible United States Navy, United States Marine Corps, United States Coast Guard and U.S. Merchant Marine.

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Ship commissioning

Ship commissioning is the act or ceremony of placing a ship in active service, and may be regarded as a particular application of the general concepts and practices of project commissioning.

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Shipbuilding is the construction of ships and other floating vessels.

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A shipyard (also called a dockyard) is a place where ships are built and repaired.

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In Greek mythology, Styx (Στύξ) is a deity and a river that forms the boundary between Earth and the Underworld, often called "Hades" which is also the name of its ruler.

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United States Navy

The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keel_laying

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