Latest News for: Shipyard welding


Coast Guard opens hearing into 2019 sinking of crab boat

The Spokesman-Review 23 Feb 2021
EDMONDS, Wash. — The Coast Guard has opened an inquiry into the deadly sinking of the crab boat Scandies Rose in the Gulf of Alaska ... 31, 2019 ... “We are rolling over.” ... “I thought this has been repaired in shipyard.” He hired a maritime welding company in Kodiak to do yet more repairs before the boat headed for the Bering Sea ... .

WWII Navy veteran recounts his time aboard ship in South Pacific

Arkansas Online 09 Jan 2021
Harold Dee "Dusty" Lansdale, the oldest living Fordyce Redbug, served aboard the battleship USS Maryland in the South Pacific through some of the worst fighting of World War II. The retired master electrician will mark his 97th birthday this April ... 19, 1943 ... Maryland." ... "The shipyard cut off one bow in dry dock and welded the new one back on," he said.

Eveleth woman leaves children priceless gift, her autobiography

Hibbing Daily Tribune 20 Dec 2020
EVELETH — Esther Salmi got very ill as a little girl in the 1920s, and her parents treated her at home in Makinen with remedies of sulphur, pine tar and molasses. Finally a doctor from Eveleth was called to the house ... "Mom had a green file box in her closet ... Wayne took welding classes and they moved to Superior, Wis., where he worked in the shipyards.

James (Jim) Allen Hanna

The Centralia Chronicle 30 Nov 2020
He helped build large steel ships at a shipyard in the Pacific Northwest. He was an expert welder by trade, and would weld the large steel panels together that made up the outer skins of the ships ... He went on to teach welding at the collegiate level for a while.

Seacoast School of Technology welcomes new welding instructor

Portsmouth Herald 22 Nov 2020
Biladeau, a graduate of SST’s building construction and welding programs, holds a degree in welding technology from Manchester Community College, has extensive welding experience from Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, served as a welder/fabricator at GE Aviation and has instructing experience from Great Bay Community College.

Historic shipyard in Istanbul turned into contemporary art workshop

Xinhua 13 Nov 2020
Halic Shipyard, founded in 1455 on the shores of the Golden Horn during the Ottoman era, hosted seven Turkish sculptors as part of an art event organized by the Istanbul municipality ... According to the curator, some senior mechanics of the shipyard cooperated with the artists by helping them with the welding, cutting, and bending activities.

On Remembrance Day, Celebrating Two Canadian Prisoners Who Took Down an Entire Shipyard

Quillette 11 Nov 2020
(The camp went by several different names over the course of the war.) After leaving the ship, we were taken by train to our camp, which was about a mile from the shipyards ... As a prisoner, Clark knew that a successful sabotage attack on the shipyard—an “inside job,” as it were—would help the Allied war effort immensely.
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