Category Archives: Large Vessel Builders

Todd Shipyard Corporation

Todd Shipyard Corporation records, circa 1960s. 1 volume (0.08 linear feet). About Todd Shipyard Corporation Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation was founded in 1916 as the William H. Todd Corporation through the merger of Robins Dry Dock and Repair Company of … Continue reading

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United States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation

United States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation records, 1918–1919. 1 box (0.41 linear feet). About United States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation On 16 April 1917 the U.S. Shipping Board incorporated the Emergency Fleet Corporation to build, own, and operate … Continue reading

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Ventnor Shipyard

Ventnor Shipyard records, 1941–1945. 3 boxes, 2 volumes (3.75 linear feet). About Ventnor Shipyard Ventnor Boat Works was founded by Adolph Apel in 1902. The company gained fame as builders of custom speed boats. At the beginning of World War … 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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Harlan & Hollingsworth Co.

Harlan & Hollingsworth records [based on the bio note and description, looks like this should be Bethlehem Steel Harlan Plant records, or something like that], 1917–1947. 1 box (0.16 linear feet). About Harlan & Hollingsworth Co. Harlan & Hollingsworth Co., … Continue reading

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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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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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