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‘Making history, working for victory’: Local Rosie the Riveter to be honored on D-Day anniversary

Santa Cruz Sentinel 27 May 2024
PINOLE — Feeling she wasn’t giving enough to the war effort after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Jeanne Gibson — at the time only 18 years old — traded her nursing school life in Minnesota for a welding job in the shipyards of Seattle.
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Dan Smith's Ford Model A has deep personal history

Seacoast Online 25 May 2024
PORTSMOUTH — A 1931 Ford Model A was parked on the dirt path winding through Strawbery Banke Museum on a recent morning ... He went to work at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard and learned about welding, painting, fabrication and restoration.
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Fincantieri launches new Saudi subsidiary

Seatrade Maritime News 22 May 2024
Related ... Related ... Fincantieri CEO and Managing Director Pierroberto Folgiero emphasised the group’s focus on developing green ships, as well as digitalising shipyards through the use of welding robots, unmanned vehicles, digital twins and AI ...   .
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STRUT! Fashion Show Returns After Four-Year Hiatus

Seven Days 01 May 2024
For 18 years, Gerald "Fitz" Fitzpatrick traveled to war zones, building and fitting prosthetics for people maimed by land mines ... He taught metalworking in the Peace Corps in Morocco and welded in shipyards ... "I dumpster dive," he said.
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Americraft Marine Appoints Peter Fetten as Chairman

The Maritime Executive 10 Apr 2024
Johns Ship Building, a Palatka, Florida-based Jones Act shipyard with a focus on new construction and repair of a wide variety of steel and aluminum vessels, including ferries, tugs, deck and tank barges, landing crafts, and general cargo vessels.
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George Richard Lawrence

Jackson County Times 09 Apr 2024
and Jessie Jackon Lawrence ... He worked on the family farm and after graduation became a welder at the Panama City, Florida shipyard. He welded in the belly of the large ships where larger men could not gain access. Afterwards, Mr ... Mr ... Mr ... Mr ... .
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MN welder leaves $1M to Gillette Children's hospital in St. Paul

The Virginian-Pilot 14 Mar 2024
Paul ... He attended Itasca Junior College in Grand Rapids, where he developed an aptitude for welding, a skill that he practiced first in the shipyards of Duluth and Superior, Wis., and then later at several small companies in the Twin Cities, she said.
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Modest-living Minneapolis welder leaves nearly $1 million to Gillette Children’s hospital in St. Paul

Pioneer Press 13 Mar 2024
Paul ... He attended Itasca Junior College in Grand Rapids, where he developed an aptitude for welding, a skill that he practiced first in the shipyards of Duluth and Superior, Wis., and then later in several small companies in the Twin Cities, she said.
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CBMM’s Shipyard offers full slate of winter programming

The Star Democrat 14 Jan 2024
Stay tuned to the Apprentice for a Day webpage for more unique shipyard programming in the spring, including a marine welding course in partnership with Chesapeake College (March 22 to 24), Small ...
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Lester Lee Moore

Cleburne Times-Review 26 Dec 2023
Lester was saved and baptized as a child at the age of eight ... Army Reserves ... His other skills included working as a car salesman in his younger years in Cordell, Oklahoma and welding in a shipyard in Beaumont, Texas as an older adult ... Mr ... Mr ... ....
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First woman graduates CBMM’s Shipwright Apprentice Program

The Star Democrat 24 Dec 2023
... on everybody in our Shipyard ... Beyond those projects in the Shipyard, Mitchell was able to take courses in marine welding and metal fabrication through Chesapeake College as part of the apprenticeship.
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Trades Education: OCCC Board approves $33M ballot measure, selects new member

The News Guard 23 Dec 2023
Bud Shoemake, who developed the shipyard at the Port of Toledo and moved on to managing the Port, was instrumental in helping launch OCCC’s welding program at the Port in cooperation with the Lincoln County School District and other local partners.
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Colonna’s Shipyard chairman and grandson of the company’s founder dies at 94

The Virginian-Pilot 15 Dec 2023
Colonna’s has subsidiaries and affiliates that include Colonna Down River; Colonna’s Shipyard West in San Diego, California; Steel America; Weld America; Norfolk Barge Co.; and Accurity Industrial Contractors in Owensboro, Kentucky.
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Manuel Rojas, Jr.

The Galveston Daily News 14 Dec 2023
SANTA FE — Mr. Manuel Rojas, Jr ... He was a welder with the Pipefitters Union Local 211 for 15 years, formally worked at Todd's Shipyard for 20 years, was a former truck driver and started G&M Welding in Galveston ... ....
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Editorial: Growth of apprenticeships helps workers and regional employers

The Virginian-Pilot 12 Dec 2023
That’s especially true in some fields vital to the local economy, including shipyards, welding and the green-energy sector ... skills — such as welding, shipbuilding and work involving renewable energy.
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