New PDF release: Bath Iron Works (Images of America)

By Andrew C. Toppan

ISBN-10: 0738510599

ISBN-13: 9780738510590

ISBN-10: 1531606830

ISBN-13: 9781531606831

tub Iron Works was once confirmed via Gen. Thomas Hyde in 1884 and introduced its first send in 1891. because then, the shipyard at the Kennebec River has outfitted dozens of sumptuous yachts, hardworking freighters, tugs, trawlers, lightships, and greater than 200 twenty warships for the U.S. military. this present day, bathtub Iron Works keeps a shipbuilding culture that started approximately 400 years in the past while the 1st send inbuilt the USA used to be developed quite a few miles downriver from bathtub. bathtub Iron Works showcases a distinct selection of photos that offers a unprecedented view inside of one of many nation's nice shipyards. The publication exhibits the yard's origins in a couple of uncomplicated constructions, its enlargement right into a glossy shipbuilding facility, and its fast development into an commercial powerhouse in the course of global warfare II. in the course of those years, tub Iron Works produced well-known ships equivalent to the America's Cup defender Ranger, the yachts Aras and Hi-Esmaro, the record-setting destroyer USS Lamson, and completely one fourth of all destroyers equipped for the U.S. army in the course of global warfare II. bathtub Iron Works offers an insider's view of those nice vessels and so forth, as expert craftspeople flip uncooked fabrics into advanced ships, each one uniquely suited for its goal. This selection of shipbuilding pictures brings to lifestyles the proud historical past of bathtub Iron Works.

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