Category Archives: Military Support Vessels

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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Albert family

Albert family papers, 1859–1956. 5 boxes, plus 3 oversize folders (1.75 linear feet). About the Albert family John Seaman Albert (1835-1880) began his career in the U.S. Navy in 1855, and achieved rank of Chief Engineer in 1861. He took … Continue reading

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Raymond (Destroyer Escort)

Raymond (Destroyer Escort) night orders book, 1956–1959. 1 volume (0.08 linear feet). About the destroyer escort Raymond Raymond (Destroyer Escort) was built by Consolidated Steel Corporation in Orange, Texas. The ship was launched in 1943 and commissioned the following year. … 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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Mathis Co. (Camden, N.J.)

John H. Mathis Company records, 1919–1965. 10 boxes, plus 12 flat file drawers, 17 oversize boxes, and 1 oversize folder (195 linear feet). About Mathis Co. The John H. Mathis Co at Point and Erie Streets in Camden, New Jersey, … Continue reading

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