Category Archives: Shipbuilding and Shipyards

American International Shipbuilding Corporation

American International Shipbuilding Corporation Hog Island photographs, 1917–1918. 2 boxes (0.75 linear feet). About American International Shipbuilding Corporation American International Shipbuilding Corporation was established in 1916 on Hog Island, at the downstream limit of the City of Philadelphia. It was … Continue reading

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Brancato, Domenic

Domenic Brancato papers, 1905–1986. 2 boxes (0.83 linear feet). About Domenic Brancato Domenic Brancato (1905-1986) started working in the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard at age 14 and worked there for about 50 years. About the collection This is a collection of … Continue reading

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Okin, David

David Okin research materials on New York Shipbuilding, 1995. 1 box (0.41 linear feet). About the collection Photocopies of documents used by David Okin in research for his thesis, “Decline of the New York Shipbuilding Corp.” Includes a microcassette of … Continue reading

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Pusey & Jones Corporation

Pusey & Jones records, 1905–1942. 4 boxes (1.5 linear feet). About Pusey & Jones Corporation The Pusey and Jones Corporation was a major ship and equipment manufacturer from 1846 to 1959. Ship building was the primary focus from 1853 until … 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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Campbell, William

William Campbell photographs, 1935–1940. 2 boxes (0.67 linear feet). About William Campbell William Campbell was a commercial artist and photographer. He created advertising artwork for Sun Shipbuilding, of Chester, Pennsylvania. About the collection Photographs, negatives, and photographer’s notes by William … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Naval Shipyard (Philadelphia, Pa.)

Philadelphia Naval Shipyard collection, 1862–1996. 17 boxes, plus 4 oversize folders (8.9 linear feet). About Philadelphia Naval Shipyard The Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, formerly Navy Yard, was the first naval shipyard of the United States. The site’s role as a U.S. … Continue reading

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Bethlehem Steel Corporation

Bethlehem Steel Corporation records, 1915–1959. 2 boxes, plus 1 filing cabinet drawer (2.25 linear feet). About Bethlehem Steel Corporation Bethlehem Steel Corporation was founded as a quasi-subsidiary of the Lehigh Valley Railroad, under the direction of Robert H. Sayre and … Continue reading

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