Fore River Shipyard, Massachusetts (Postcard History Series)

Fore River Shipyard, Massachusetts (Postcard History Series)

by Wayne G. Miller

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738597980
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 02/04/2013
Series: Postcard History Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 1,261,393
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Wayne G. Miller grew up in Quincy and remembers family excursions over the Fore River Bridge, hoping to see a ship going out to sea. He owned a collectibles business for 25 years, specializing in postcards and books. He is a member of the Quincy and Braintree Historical Societies and the United States Naval Shipbuilding Museum.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6

Introduction 7

1 The Founder: Thomas Augustus Watson 9

2 The Fore River Shipyard: The Early Years 13

3 The First Ships: 1900 to 1907 25

4 Pre-World War I: 1908 to 1916 45

5 World War I: 1917 to 1919 65

6 Squantum Victory Yard: 1917 to 1920 77

7 Between the Wars: 1920 to 1940 83

8 World War II: 1941 to 1945 101

9 Post-World War II: 1946 to 1963 111

10 General Dynamics Era: 1964 to 1986 123

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