Dock structure, dock assembly and method of constructing the dock structure and assembly

  • US 8,348,554 B2
  • Filed: 09/27/2010
  • Issued: 01/08/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/04/2010
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A dock structure for use with vertical pilings, the structure comprising:

  • a first end and a second end, a pair of opposing side walls, a pair of opposing end walls, one end wall disposed at each end of the structure, and a floor;

    wherein the side walls, the end walls and the floor form a cavity;

    a pair of cylindrical rims disposed at the first end of the structure, each rim forming a vertically-disposed cylindrical opening in the floor and each opening being functionally adapted to receive a piling through it; and

    a pair of overlapping members formed at the second end of the structure;

    wherein each overlapping member has an aperture formed in it for receiving a fastener; and

    wherein each cylindrical rim and that portion of the side wall adjacent the rim has an aperture formed in it for receiving a fastener.

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