Category Archives: Philadelphia Naval Shipyard

Crothers, William L.

William L. Crothers papers, 1935–1972. 5 volumes, 1 folder (0.33 linear feet). About William L. Crothers William L. Crothers was born in 1912. In 1935 Crothers started employment in the Design Division of the Philadelphia Navy Yard (later named the … Continue reading

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Naval correspondence

Naval correspondence collection, 1831–1842. 1 box (0.2 linear feet). About Naval correspondence The Board of Naval Commissioners was a United States Navy administrative body in existence from 1815 to 1842. The establishment of the Board of Navy Commissioners by act … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Naval Shipyard oral histories

Independence Seaport Museum collection of Philadelphia Naval Shipyard oral histories, 1993–1999. 6 containers (4.5 linear feet). About the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard oral history project The Philadephia Naval Shipyard Oral History Project consists of a series of fifteen interviews exploring the … 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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Barron, James

James Barron papers, 1831–1836. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About James Barron James Barron (1768-1851) was a U.S. Naval officer. He was appointed as Lieutenant in 1798 and as Captain in 1799. He was commander of the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard … Continue reading

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Sergi, Joseph

Joseph Sergi papers, 1988–1995. 1 box (0.2 linear feet). About the collection This is a collection of papers of Joseph J. Sergei. Materials include: photographs of Sergei and other employees at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard; student manuals on drafting and … 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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Liener, Josef

Josef Liener collection of Philadelphia Naval Shipyard photographs and memoranda, 1916–1957. 1 box, FIX (0.41 linear feet). About Josef Liener Josef Liener was a boat designer and builder. Established in 1799, the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard was the first Naval Shipyard … Continue reading

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Mally, Michael

Michael Mally photographs, 1986–1994. 2 flat boxes (0.33 linear feet). About Michael Mally Michael Mally was a staff photographer at the Philadelphia Inquirer. He had previously worked at the Los Angeles Times, and his photographs have appeared in Reader’s Digest, … Continue reading

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