Category Archives: Large Vessel Builders

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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Cramp and Sons Ship and Engine Building Company collection

William Cramp and Sons Ship and Engine Building Company collection, 1872–1945. 102 boxes, 36 flat file drawers (42.86 linear feet). About Cramp and Sons William Cramp & Sons Shipbuilding Company of Philadelphia was founded in 1825 by William Cramp. When … Continue reading

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Guthorn, Peter J.

Peter J. Guthorn collection on New Jersey shipbuilding, circa 1960 –1980. 4 boxes (4 linear feet). About Peter J. Guthorn Peter J. Guthorn is an historian and author. His books include American Maps and Map Makers of the Revolution, United … Continue reading

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American Mail Line

American Mail Line photograph albums, 1960s. 1 box, 5 volumes (1.5 linear feet). About American Mail Line The American Mail Line vessels SS American Mail, SS Indian Mail, SS Korean Mail, SS Hong Kong Mail, and SS Alaskan Mail were … Continue reading

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Orner, John

John Orner papers, 1896–1978. 5 boxes, 2 folders, FIX (4.45 linear feet). About John Orner John Orner, Sr. (1905-1983) worked for Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company as a machinist from around 1931 to 1970. The Sun Shipbuilding and Dry … Continue reading

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