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, Forbes, and numerous other publications. He followed the Navy Yard story since his arrival in Philadelphia and his photographs were used to illustrate Steve Twomey’s 1986 Pulitzer Prize winning account in the Inquirer of aircraft carriers at the Yard.
The photographs document the final decades of the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard and its workers. Twenty-six photographic prints by Michael Mally of the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, shipyard workers, vessels, foundry, and machinery at the shipyard (1986-1994). Vessels include USS Constellation, USS Inchon, USS Kennedy, USS Garcia, USS Independence, and USS Biddle. Also includes 20 slides of workers and foundry. The photos were used in an exhibit at the Independence Seaport Museum in 1995.
- Philadelphia Naval Shipyard (Philadelphia, Pa.)
- Slides (Photographs)
- Philadelphia Naval Shipyard