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Hodgson-Greene-Haldiman Shipyard. Wooden hull of a large ocean-going tugboat designed by U.S. Army Transportation Corps. It held a 1200 horsepower diesel engine to tow wooden or concrete barges across the Pacific. Steel shortage was a price consideration in the design as well as in that of the barges.
Hodgson-Greene-Haldiman...
1944
 
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Hodgson-Greene-Haldiman Shipyard. Wooden hull of a large ocean-going tugboat designed by U.S. Army Transportation Corps. It held a 1200 horsepower diesel engine to tow wooden or concrete barges across the Pacific. Steel shortage was a price consideration in the design as well as in that of the barges.
Date
1944
U.S. Navy "freezer" ship (YP 621) after delivery to them from builders, Hodgson-Greene-Haldiman Shipyard on W. 9th St.
U.S. Navy "freezer" shi...
1944
 
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U.S. Navy "freezer" ship (YP 621) after delivery to them from builders, Hodgson-Greene-Haldiman Shipyard on W. 9th St.
Date
1944
Power switchboard installed in a U.S. Navy YP621 refrigerator or freezer ship to carry frozen meat to the South Pacific. An interesting sidelight: the extreme shortage of copper required the substitution of pure silver for the "buss bars" and connecting bolts, nuts, etc.
Power switchboard insta...
1944
 
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Power switchboard installed in a U.S. Navy YP621 refrigerator or freezer ship to carry frozen meat to the South Pacific. An interesting sidelight: the extreme shortage of copper required the substitution of pure silver for the "buss bars" and connecting bolts, nuts, etc.
Date
1944
More than 100 small tow boats (MTL or motor tug light) built for the U.S. Army Transportation Corps. Intended for towing supplies on small barges in the canals, waterways and rivers of Europe after the invasion, they were made of wood with diesel engines and crews' quarters. Built by Hodgson-Greene-Haldiman Shipyard.
More than 100 small tow...
1944
 
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More than 100 small tow boats (MTL or motor tug light) built for the U.S. Army Transportation Corps. Intended for towing supplies on small barges in the canals, waterways and rivers of Europe after the invasion, they were made of wood with diesel engines and crews' quarters. Built by Hodgson-Greene-Haldiman Shipyard.
Date
1944
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