From the spacious and convenient berthage of the floating light, the exchange to the artificers was, in this respect, much for the better. From Wordnik.com. [Records of a Family of Engineers] Reference
Abaft the foremast, and between it and the main hatch, stood a deck-house, the fore part of which constituted the berthage for the steerage passengers, while the after-part consisted of. From Wordnik.com. [The Cruise of the "Esmeralda"] Reference
Next came the petty officers 'berthage, of which the same may be said, although, as was to be expected, the space here was rather more restricted, and the fittings somewhat plainer than in those of the other officers. From Wordnik.com. [The First Mate The Story of a Strange Cruise] Reference
A new channel for the river was excavated, which further enlarged the floating space and wharf accommodation; wet and dry docks were added; until at length the quay berthage amounted to not less than 6290 feet, or nearly a mile and a quarter in length. From Wordnik.com. [The Life of Thomas Telford]
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