Definition of holding anchorage

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holding anchorage

'holding anchorage' is an military term. It means '(DOD,NATO) An anchorage where ships may lie: a. if the assembly or working anchorage, or port, to which they have been assigned is full; b. when delayed by enemy threats or other factors from proceeding immediately on their next voyage; c. when dispersed from a port to avoid the effects of a nuclear attack. See also assembly anchorage; emergency anchorage; working anchorage'.

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