Category Archives: Tankers and Cargo Vessels

Standard Oil Company of New Jersey

Standard Oil Company of New Jersey records, 1932–1951. 3 boxes (1 linear foot). About Standard Oil Company of New Jersey The Standard Shipping Company was created as a separate subsidiary of Standard Oil of New Jersey in 1927, but was … Continue reading

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New York Shipbuilding Corporation

New York Shipbuilding Corporation records, 1895–1967. 6 boxes, 1 volume, plus 3 flat file drawers, 8 filing cabinet drawers, 1 large binder, 2 rolled plans, and 1 envelope (28.25 linear feet). Abstract Collection of photographs, photograph albums and specification books … Continue reading

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New York Shipbuilding Corporation (ISM collection)

Independent Seaport Museum collection on New York Shipbuilding Corporation, 1919–1964. 4 boxes, 1 volume, and 1 flat box (1.5 linear feet). Abstract The New York Shipbuilding Corporation (NYS) was founded in 1899 by Henry G. Morse (1850-1903), who served as … Continue reading

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New York Shipbuilding Corporation (Ward collection)

Ward collection of New York Shipbuilding Corporation material, 1919–1969. 6 boxes (2.5 linear feet). Abstract The New York Shipbuilding Corporation (NYS) was founded in 1899 by Henry G. Morse (1850-1903), who served as the company‚Äôs first president. The company held … Continue reading

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Brownlee, Edward G.

Edward G. Brownlee papers, 1930–1992. 4 boxes (1.5 linear feet). About Edward G. Brownlee Edward G. Brownlee (1911-2005) conducted extensive research into the history of ships and shipping in the Mid-Atlantic region. About the collection This collection is scheduled to … Continue reading

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Kurz, Charles

Charles Kurz II papers, 1926–1990. 6 boxes (5.08 linear feet). About Charles Kurz Charles Kurz II was born in 1945. He received his BA in 1967 from Trinity College, Hartford, CT and his MBA from University of Pennsylvania, Wharton Graduate … Continue reading

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Sun Transport, Inc.

Sun Transport tanker memorabilia and videos, 1960s–1992. 1 box, 1 volume, plus 1 oversize box (2.83 linear feet). About the collection This is a collection of items related to Sun Transport. Materials include launching memorabilia, photographs, books of tanker plans, … Continue reading

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RTC Shipbuilding Co. (Camden, N.J.)

RTC Shipbuilding Co. records, 1934–1965. 19 boxes, 5 folders (7.83 linear feet). About RTC Shipbuilding Co. In 1940, Leroy M. Robinson (president), George R. Taylor (Vice-president), and John P. Carson (secretary and treasurer) formed RTC Shipbuilding Company in Camden, New … Continue reading

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Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Company

Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Company records, 1916–1986. 12 boxes, 5 flat file drawers, 1 filing cabinet drawer, and several rolled plans (26 linear feet). About Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Company The Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company was … Continue reading

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Taylor family

Taylor family collection of RTC Shipbuilding Company records, 1936–1947. 1 box (0.25 linear feet). About the Taylor family In 1940, Leroy M. Robinson (president), George R. Taylor (Vice-president), and John P. Carson (secretary and treasurer) formed RTC Shipbuilding Company in … Continue reading

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