Newport News Shipbuilding Celebrates 125th

(Press Release)
Friday, August 05, 2011
Image www.marinersmuseum.org/exhibitions/nn125

Huntington Ingalls Industries announced today that its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division has partnered with The Mariners' Museum to share the shipyard's history through a collection of 51 photographs. The exhibit, named "Always Good Ships," will be open to the public Aug. 6 through Oct. 31.

"We are excited to partner with The Mariners' Museum to recognize our shipbuilders and the important role they play in our community and in the security of our nation," said Matt Mulherin, president of NNS. "This exhibit showcases both the incredible work of our talented people and that of our equally talented photographers who work every day to document Newport News Shipbuilding's many milestones and its great people and products. We are proud of what we do, and that pride is captured in this collection that is now on display for the community to enjoy."

The photographers behind the lenses of the collection's shipbuilding photographs are:

--  The late Judi Baldwin, a former United States Marine Corps photographer and the first female NNS photographer. Baldwin retired in 1995.

--  Bob Cohen, who worked as a shipyard photographer during the 1960s and 1970s.

--  The late Lloyd Everton, who served as a photographer and videographer for the shipyard for many years.

--  Stu Gilman, a former photography supervisor who retired as the only master shipbuilder photographer in the shipyard's history. "Master shipbuilder" is a title given to Newport News Shipbuilding employees who have at least 40 years of continuous service.

The exhibit, which documents everything from the flooding of the shipyard's first dry dock in 1889 to the shipyard's return to its Newport News Shipbuilding name earlier this year, was named to pay tribute to the "always good ships" legacy of Collis P. Huntington, shipyard founder. Huntington's motto, which is still the foundation for the shipyard's work ethic today, is: "We shall build good ships here, at a profit if we can, at a loss if we must, but always good ships."

For more information about the exhibit, visit www.marinersmuseum.org/exhibitions/nn125

 

Maritime Today


The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

Maritime Reporter May 2016 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

Fitch Warning on NordLB Shipping Reduction Plan

Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale's (NORD/LB) strategy to reduce its shipping exposures by EUR4bn-6bn over the next three years makes sense, but will likely encounter high execution risks,

Tideland Signal Acquires Julius Signal

Tideland Signal Corporation, now part of Xylem, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire certain assets of Julius Signal, extending the company’s portfolio

North P&I Club Repots Positive Financial Performance

North P&I Club reports that an exceptionally low year for claims has helped it increase its free reserves by $90 million to $428 million and deliver a combined ratio of 73.

Shipbuilding

Bay Shipbuilding Delivers ATB to Moran

Fincantieri Marine Group’s Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding (FBS) has delivered the Articulated Tug Barge unit (ATB) Barbara Carol Ann Moran and the 110,000-barrel

Conrad Shipyard Christens Woods Hole Ferry

M/V Woods Hole, a 235-foot long passenger ferry built for the Steamship Authority of Woods Hole, Mass., was christened on May 20 at Conrad Aluminum in Amelia, La.

Tech & Design Solutions for Modern Workboats

EPA Tier 4 regulations (for engines of 804 hp and higher) and propulsion advancements have many manufacturers and vessel designers changing course to adapt to new requirements and customer demands.

History

This Day In Naval History: May 26

1943 - USS Saury (SS 189) attacks a Japanese convoy south of Kyushu and sinks transport Kagi Maru, about 10 miles north of the Nansei Shoto. Also on this date,

Mount Whitney Makes History

USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20), the U.S. 6th Fleet flagship, made history today as the first amphibious command ship to have an MV-22B Osprey land on its flight deck, May 23, 2016.

Returning to the Scene of the Shipwrecks

A participant in a diving field school last fall, graduate student Tori Kiefer is back to help a new set of students learn the joy of surveying shipwrecks.   Last fall,

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Naval Architecture Offshore Oil Port Authority Ship Electronics Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0951 sec (11 req/sec)