Quay- (pronounced key)- a landing place constructed along the edge of a body of water. A quay or wharf is built along and parallel to the shore; while a pier runs out and away from or at a right angle to the shore. A dock is the water next to a quay, wharf or pier where a ship could stay at low water.The Harbor Queen docked in Annapolis Harbor.
Photos taken in Annapolis, Maryland.
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