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History of New York ship yards.

Morrison, John H.

History of New York ship yards.

by Morrison, John H.

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Published by I. J. Friedman in Port Washington, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • Shipyards -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of the 1909 ed.

      SeriesEmpire State historical publications series, no. 86, Empire State historical publication, no. 86.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsVM25.N5 M65 1970
      The Physical Object
      Pagination165 p.
      Number of Pages165
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4456008M
      ISBN 10087198086X
      LC Control Number79118783

      After the American Revolution, the state of New York inherited all lands owned by the British, including Governors Island. In , with the country in need of a system of coastal defenses, the fledgling government began to fortify the Harbor, including construction of a fort, later to be named Fort Jay, on high ground in the center of the Island.   “The Harlem Ship Canal was formally opened yesterday with elaborate and imposing ceremonies. The day was the anniversary of the Battle of Bunker Hill, and these two great events will now go down into history linked together, although separated by an interval of .

      The Golden Years. Crew members black out ship's portholes. England and France declared war on Germany. The Queen Mary arrives in New York. The Birth of the Grey Ghost. Departs New York for Sydney, Australia, to be fitted as a troopship. Accommodations increased from 2, to 5, First voyage as a troop transport. Sailed in convoy with. On J , General Slocum caught fire and sank in the East River of New York City. At the time of the accident, she was on a chartered run carrying members of St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran Church (German Americans from Little Germany, Manhattan) to a church estimated 1, of the 1, people on board died. The General Slocum disaster was the New York area's worst disaster Laid down: Decem

      Book Launch Party for Yellow Cab: A French Filmmaker’s American Dream Sick, Mad, and Criminal in 19th-Century New York” Untapped New York Tours. Years of History in 1 Mile Walking. Being a waterfront town, Camden has a long and glorious history when it comes to shipbuilding. Camden had at least three shipyards that achieved world-wide fame. John H. Dialogue's shipyard was renown for its tugboats, the Mathis shipyard for yachts, and of course New York Shipbuilding Corporation for naval vessels of all types, as well as.


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