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Construction of naval dry-docks at certain navy-yards.

United States. Congress. House

Construction of naval dry-docks at certain navy-yards.

by United States. Congress. House

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dry docks,
  • Navy-yards and naval stations,
  • Ships

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesConstruction of naval dry-docks
    SeriesH.rp.2208
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Naval Affairs
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination9 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15980840M

    Get this from a library! Building the Navy's bases in World War II history of the Bureau of Yards and Docks and the Civil Engineer Corps, [United States. Bureau of Yards and Docks.].   All built at least a century ago, the shipyards were designed to deal with vessels from other eras and no longer fully meet the Navy’s operational needs. Norfolk Naval .

    Although Latrobe produced development plans for navy yards at New York and Norfolk, none was built until years after his death. Finally, in Congress passed and President John Quincy Adams. This reprint of the US Navy's ID manual on all submarines of the world navies. A good basic book for the submarine buff of that peroid. Order # SUBID Price $ NAVAL SHIPS TECHNICAL MANUAL/Boats and lifesaving craft by The Floating Drydock. This 48 page booklet CD, is a reproduction of a official US Navy manual dated September

    This scene is of the construction of the first dry dock at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Begun in , this would be just the second third naval dry dock in the United States; it was a major technological innovation that would make the construction and servicing of ships much cheaper, faster, and safer, though building the dry dock itself was none.   Several others proposed various solutions for preventing boiler explosions on steamships (23A-G11, 28A-D9) and improvements in the construction of naval vessels and dry docks. Commodore James Barron, perhaps better known for his surrender of the frigate Chesapeake to the British frigate Leopard in and his fatal duel with Stephen Decatur.


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Construction of naval dry-docks at certain navy-yards by United States. Congress. House Download PDF EPUB FB2

The naval dry docks of the United States Paperback – January 1, by Charles B Stuart (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ Author: Charles B Stuart.

Sketch of the plans, present condition and proposed results of the United States dry docks at the navy yards of Philadelphia, Kittery, and Pensacola; upon the new system of floating docks, basin & railways; now constructing under contracts with Messrs.

Dakin & Moody, and Gilbert Secor, made by the Navy Department, under a law of Congress. At that time there were eight navy yards in operation for the primary function of construction and repair of naval vessels. Three of these - at Portsmouth, N.H., Boston, Mass., and New York, N.Y.

- had been established intwo years after the Department of the Navy was created as. The history of the Philadelphia Navy Yard is the history of the American Navy.

Originally started in as a collection of some of the most skilled shipwrights in the colonies, it witnessed the birth of the United States Navy and the Marine Corps and outfitted the first American fleet in Cited by: 1.

Bureau of Yards and Docks: Native woods for construction purposes in the western Pacific region / (Washington, D.C.: Bureau of Yards and Docks, Dept. of the Navy, ), also by United States. Foreign Economic Administration. Title Engineering drawings for a navy yard ("Dry Dock and Naval Arsenal"), on the Anacostia River, Washington, D.C.

Summary Working drawings showing locks, dry dock with frigates, arsenal, allegorical architectural sculpture, and guard house as plans, elevations, sections, and details; renderings.

One of the important structures within the scope of the Ormara Naval Harbour Extension Project (Figure 1) is the dry-dock structure. Dry-dock is a type of onshore structures where decayed or. Paint and Oil Storehouse, New York Navy Yard of $20, for public works at navy yards in the Naval Appropriation Act of These funds, which seemed so large at the time but which, in retrospect, were extremely modest, were earmarked by Congress for specific projects to overcome recognized deficiencies and to meet, in part, the enhanced needs of the Vinson fleet expansion bill of.

Page 18 - No facilities project may be initiated until the cognizant bureau has made affirmative findings that the project meets the following criteria: (a) It has a direct and important effect on the conduct of the war.

(6) Construction or manufacture must be undertaken immediately to meet the time-requirement schedule of the project concerned. (c) There are no existing facilities which can. The Navy apparently built several wooden sectional docks at various navy yards aboutbut little is known of their history.

Abouttwo new steel floating drydocks were built for the Navy. The first of these, of 18, tons lifting capacity, was built in at Sparrow's Point, Md., and towed to the Naval Station a Algiers, La. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Réthi, Lili, Dry dock construction. [New York, Frederick photogelatine press, inc., ] (OCoLC) Map of the Brooklyn Navy Yards showing Dry Docks 1 through 6 Approaching Dry Dock #6 There are six dry docks in the Brooklyn Navy Yard that allow for maintenance works on ships.

(A small naval base remained on the site until ) Portland Dockyard () Previously in use as an anchorage, a yard was established here to provide coal for the new steam-powered ships of the Navy. In the s there were plans for dry-docks and building slips, but these were not carried through.

In the plan for the Charlestown Navy Yard, approved in Aug.the Dry Dock was labeled as S while the engine house for the pumps was Site Construction of the dry dock took six years.

Baldwin's annual reports to the Board of Naval Commissioners, submitted each Nov., chronicled its. Inthe United States Navy had an inventory of 21 dry docks. Only three were of a size suitable for battleships - one of ft, and two of ft. The rest were small and. Thanks to Morreel’s plan, from to the federal government would invest $ million in the upgrade of its navy yards, and in just a two year period – and – the navy would complete construction of 26 new dry docks, 14 on the Atlantic and 12 on the Pacific.

History: Before the Department of the Navy was established by act of Ap (1 Stat. ), responsibility for naval affairs, including navy yards, drydocks, and other facilities, was vested in the War Department, established by act of August 7, (1 Stat.

49). Logistical functions handled by the Office of the Secretary of the Navy. Throwback Thursday: Dry Docks Aug / in News / by The Navy Yard Established inthe Philadelphia Naval Shipyard (PNSY) was a place of production and innovation where naval vessels were constructed, repaired, and maintained in one of five dry docks.

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In the bureau completed construction of a third dry dock at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Dry dock facilities were soon available at all seven navy yards. Three of these dry docks were floating dry. Appendix J Principle Subdivisions of the Subject File for the Confederate States Navy, (Entry ) A Naval Ships Design, Construction and Repair AC Construction AD Design and General Characteristics AF Fittings and Equipment AH Hulls AO Boats (Small) AR Repair AS Spars and Rigging AV Miscellaneous AX Salvage of Wrecks AY Purchases, Sales, and Final Disposition of Naval.

Source: FAMED NAVAL BUILDER, JAMES F. SECOR, IS DEAD -- Family at Bedside in Beautiful Pelham Manor Home -- HAD PASSED HIS 90TH YEAR -- He Built Navy Yards at Mare Island and Pensacola, Besides Monitors for Civil War, The New York Press, Dec.

28,Vol. XVIII, No. 6, p. 2, col. 5.Two other dry docks were designed: Drydock One at the Boston Navy Yard, and Drydock One at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard. Because of a lack of funds, construction of the Brooklyn Navy Yard's dock was delayed untilwhen the two other dry docks were completed.

Construction on the dry dock started inand it was completed in Controlled by: United States Navy.