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 George Steinbrenner - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He married Joan Zieg on May 12, 1956, and joined his father's struggling company, the American Shipbuilding Company, in 1957.
The team joined the American Basketball League the next year and won a championship, but Steinbrenner was unable to raise the necessary funds to join the National Basketball Association.
The Yankees had been floundering during their years under CBS ownership, a regime that started in 1965.
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 American Shipbuilding Company - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The American Ship Building Company was the dominant shipbuilder on the Great Lakes before the Second World War.
It changed its name to the American Ship Building Company in 1900, when it acquired Superior Shipbuilding, in Superior, Wisconsin, Toledo Shipbuilding, in Toledo, Ohio, and West Bay Shipbuilding, in West Bay City, Michigan.
The relation of trust companies to industrial combinations,: As illustrated by the United States Shipbuilding Company (Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science)
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She was built in 1952 at American Shipbuilding Co, Toledo Oh, (AAA boat) as hull number 189.She was lengthened 120' at Fraser Shipyards, and converted to a Self Unloader at the American Shipbuilding Company, Toledo Oh.
After serving the Ford Motor Company as the Benson Ford, she and her fleet mates William Clay and Henry Ford II were sold to the Interlake Steamship Company, and formed a new subsitary fleet was formed called the Lakes Shipping Company.
The Hoyt was lengthened 72' at the American Shipbuilding Company, Chicago Illinois in 1957.
www.angelfire.com /mi2/vesselinfo/interlake.html   (1223 words)

  
 S.S. Milwaukee Clipper
The ship was originally built as the S.S. Juniata by the American Shipbuilding Company for the Anchor Line of the Erie and Western Transportation Company, a subsidiary of the Pennsylvania Railroad.
The ship was purchased in 1940-1941 by the Manitowoc Shipbuilding Company who rebuilt it to surpass safety rules and standards of accommodation, and was given the new name S.S. Milwaukee Clipper as well as a new, more modern appearance.
In 1977 the vessel was sold to the Illinois Steamship Company and towed to Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, and later to Navy Pier in Chicago.
www.michigan.gov /hal/0,1607,7-160-15481_19267_20424-54633--,00.html   (357 words)

  
 Industry Studies - Shipbuilding   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The shipbuilding industry also includes numerous subcontractors and suppliers—they might be called third- and fourth-tier companies—that provide propulsion, fire control, habitation, and command and control systems, as well as a variety of other systems for military and commercial vessels.
Newport News Shipbuilding in Virginia is the sole builder and refueler of nuclear aircraft carriers.
The U.S. shipbuilding industry is not an effective competitor in the world market, a condition attributable largely to the more favorable national industrial policies, labor rates, and government investment in shipbuilding observed in many foreign countries.
www.ndu.edu /icaf/industry/2000/shipbuilding/shipbuilding.htm   (7163 words)

  
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In 1961, she was transferred to the Bradley Transportation Company (U.S. Steel's stone carrying division) and renamed Calcite II.
In 1967 she was transferred to the Bradley Transportation Company and converted to a self unloader at Fraser Shipyards of Superior WI.
She was transferred to the Bradley Transportation Company in 1956 and converted to a self unloader by the Christy Corporation of Sturgeon Bay WI.
www.angelfire.com /mi2/vesselinfo/ussglf.html   (1821 words)

  
 Project Liberty Ship
Of prime importance when the emergency shipbuilding program was launched was the necessity of enlisting the skills and the know-how of the leaders of the shipbuilding industry.
Instead the Maritime Commission turned for aid to the American Shipbuilding Company, a leading shipbuilder on the Great Lakes, and it somewhat reluctantly agreed to operate the new yard.
The nucleus of its labor force was a few craftsmen from the operating company's own Lakes yards and some others found locally, and by June 1942 this force had grown to a total of more than 13,000 employees.
www.liberty-ship.com /html/yards/delta.html   (496 words)

  
 HCGL Manuscript Collections: GLMS-1, Chicago Shipbuilding Company
The papers of the Chicago Shipbuilding Company, Chicago, Illinois, were obtained in the winter of 1967/1968 by Richard J. Wright.
William Brown and Washington Babcock provided such effective leadership that toward the end of the decade, the Chicago Shipbuilding Company was one of the most highly regarded of all shipyards in the Great Lakes area.
The records generated by the Chicago Shipbuilding Company extend from 1890 to 1962, with the bulk of the material falling between 1900 and 1950.
www.bgsu.edu /colleges/library/hcgl/glms0001.html   (1245 words)

  
 William Cramp & Sons Shipbuilding Company
The shipbuilders of Pennsylvania, led by the famous Cramp Yards, contributed to the strength of the navy and merchant marine.
American International Shipbuilding Corporation at Hog Island was the largest shipyard in the world at that time, completing some 122 military vessels for the war effort.
Cramp Shipbuilding closed permanently after the war ended and the site, in the Kensington section of Philadelphia, is now occupied by an industrial park.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/facility/cramp.htm   (1644 words)

  
 About ASA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
ASA is the national trade association that represents America’s premier shipbuilders – the designers and producers of the safest and most technologically advanced ships in the world.
Many of them are the largest private-sector employers in the states in which they operate.
ASA also represents 70 partner companies engaged in the design and manufacture of ship systems, components, technologies, equipment and in providing technical support services.
www.americanshipbuilding.com /about.cfm   (86 words)

  
 Untitled Document
American Steamship Company's self-unloader George A. Stinson was renamed American Spirit in March while in the graving dock at Bay Shipbuilding in Sturgeon Bay for her five-year survey and inspection.
The 1,004-foot vessel was built in 1978 at American Shipbuilding Company in Lorain, Ohio.
The Port of Seattle, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the Port of Tacoma nomi nated Senator Murray for her representation of ports, both large and small, and her commitment to maritime causes.
www.duluthport.com /mag2004/summer04/names.html   (465 words)

  
 Edison Chouest Offshore
Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) and its affiliated companies employ in excess of 3,400 employees worldwide, with a vast majority working and residing in hurricane-ravaged south Louisiana.
Company officials have been assessing and repairing damage at their various facilities since late Monday, with most company employees back at work.
NORTH AMERICAN SHIPBUILDING‚ The Chouest shipyard in Larose returned to normal operations Friday morning as power was restored to the facility.
www.chouest.com   (259 words)

  
 Defoe Shipbuilding Company History
The Defoe Shipbuilding Company of today is the outgrowth of a small wooden boat business started in 1905 as a partnership between H. Defoe and F. Defoe, brothers, and G. Whitehouse, a brother-in-law.
The company had begun buisness in 1905 in a small shop on the east side of the Saginaw River at the north end of what is now Wenonah Park.
The American Shipbuilding Company dismantled the yard in 1905, the same year that the Defoe Company began building wooden boats.
defoenet.com /shipbuild/defoe_history01.htm   (2754 words)

  
 Milwaukee Clipper National Historic Landmark Nomination
Clipper was built by the American Ship Building Company of Cleveland, Ohio, and launched on December 22, 1904, as Juniata for the Anchor Line, a subsidiary of the Pennsylvania Railroad.
Clipper was built as Juniata by the American Shipbuilding Company for the Anchor Line of the Erie and Western Transportation Company, a subsidiary of the Pennsylvania Railroad.
On June 3, 1977, she was sold to the Illinois Steamship Company, a subsidiary of the Great Lakes Transit Company, and towed to the Bay Shipbuilding Company of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.
www.cr.nps.gov /maritime/nhl/clipper.htm   (2434 words)

  
 Timeline 1811-1820
His sons built the Otis Elevator Company, enabling the skylines of cities throughout the world to be transformed with skyscrapers.
American Captain Oliver Hazard Perry led his home-built 10-vessel fleet to victory against a six-vessel British squadron commanded by Captain Robert H. Barclay in the Battle of Lake Erie.
It was in retaliation for the American burning of the parliament building in York (Toronto), the capital of Upper Canada.
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 Onoko Shipwreck - Construction and Career   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Onoko was built in 1882 for Capt. Phillip Minch of Vermilion, Ohio, Minch Transportation Company of the Kinsman Steamship Company and a syndicate of investors.
However, Captain Minch's speculation proved to be a success and the freighter consistently broke her own records with bulk cargoes for the next decade.
The Globe firm and its successor, the American Shipbuilding Company, later built thousands of iron and steel ships in Cleveland and subsidiary shipyards at several Great Lakes and salt-water ports.
www.state.mn.us /ebranch/mhs/places/nationalregister/shipwrecks/onoko/onocac.html   (1425 words)

  
 History: Davidson Shipbuilding Company, Bay City, Bay County, MI / Bay-Journal
James Davidson began shipbuilding operations at West Bay City in 1871 with the building of the schooner E. DAVIDSON at the site where the Fletcher Oil is now located.
In addition to his shipbuilding operations here at Bay City, Captain Davidson operated an extensive fleet of wooden steamers and schooner barges under the houseflag of the Davidson Steamship Company.
On his passing on February 5, 1929, he was eulogized as a pioneer both for his technical achievements in the shipbuilding industry and his efforts towards the prosperity of Bay City and the state of Michigan.
www.bay-journal.com /bay/1he/bus/davidsonshipbldg.html   (1619 words)

  
 FindLaw for Legal Professionals - Case Law, Federal and State Resources, Forms, and Code
In the shipbuilding industry itself, even in peace times, profits were found by a special committee of the Senate which investigated the munitions industry to have been from 25% to 37% on the cruisers built in 1927, about 22% in 1929, and of like range for other years.
Piez was a business man who had had no previous shipbuilding experience, and the Master found that 'At the time of the negotiations relating to the contracts in controversy, the relations between Powell and Piez were very close.
The letter concluded 'that while this company cannot undertake any capital expenditures at its expense, if the terms in our proposal do not otherwise meet with the Emergency Fleet Corporation's approval, we are prepared to accept the order to construct these vessels on such terms as may be personally determined by Mr.
caselaw.findlaw.com /scripts/getcase.pl?court=US&vol=315&invol=289   (13380 words)

  
 Wisconsin Stories: Ports of Call   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Superior began shipbuilding in the 1850s with lake schooners and produced whalebacks in 1900.
Shipbuilding began in Manitowoc with lake schooners and fishing boats in the 1850s.
From shipbuilding and exporting goods to being ports-of-entry for immigration, Wisconsin ports played a vital role in American maritime history.
www.wisconsinstories.org /2001season/ports/p_map.html   (486 words)

  
 The Craftsman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Craftsman was built in the Cleveland yard of American Shipbuilding Company in 1921.
The L. Wells Construction Company based in Cleveland but chartered in Wilmington, DE acquired her in 1946.
The construction company did not limit themselves to local contracts but did work from the Soo to eastern Lake Ontario.
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 HARBOR TOWN PLANNERS BACK FAST FERRIES PROMOTERS STILL HAVE TO OVERCOME DARE COUNTY OPPOSITION.
The company - Rouse Enterprises - was founded by James Rouse, the architectural visionary who was largely responsible for successful waterfront renovations in Baltimore and Norfolk.
Sanders would not discuss the identity of the ``well-known and reputable American company'' which she said would soon come into the Harbor Town plan with a proposal to build and run the ferries.
The study specifically mentioned several companies that made fast ferries, including a Louisiana ship-building firm that had sent elaborate drawings of a proposed ``surface effect'' ship designed to skim over thewater on an air cushion at 30 to 50 knots.
scholar.lib.vt.edu /VA-news/VA-Pilot/issues/1995/vp950213/02130045.htm   (1050 words)

  
 American Shipbuilding Company   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It changed its name the American Ship Building Company in 1900 it acquired Superior Shipbuilding in Superior Wisconsin Toledo Shipbuilding in Toledo Ohio and West Bay Shipbuilding in West City Michigan.
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 Marine Museum of the Great Lakes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The ship had been designed by the American Shipbuilding Company and she was put in their drydock.
The ship performed very well over a lifespan that extended to September 1949; that month while on a cruise of the lower lakes she caught fire at the dock in Toronto and was completely destroyed with the loss of 119 people.
Once again shipbuilding was at a very low ebb, but with the vast increase in the number of ships in the 1960's, the drydock was constantly busy especially during the winter months.
www.marmus.ca /marmus/findingaids/PASCOL2.html   (6797 words)

  
 Lorain Port Authority | Projects
The property was purchased by the Republic Steel Company, now LTV Steel, in 1980 as part of the land acquisition for the Lorain Pellet Terminal facility.
The project’s groundbreaking ceremony was held on August 15, 2001 and a ribbon cutting to commemorate the project was held on December 18, 2002.
Your name or company name will be emblazoned upon a plaque or signage at the Black River Landing as a symbol of your commitment to our waterfront and future in Lorain.
www.lorainportauthority.com /projects.shtml   (1398 words)

  
 Browse Collections   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The breadth and depth of the content means that it can be used across a wide range of subject and curriculum areas at all levels including: art and design; fine art; visual arts; design management textile design and public art.
This selection is from the IWM film and video collection recognised as one of the most important moving image resources for the study of all aspects of the major conflicts in which Britain was involved in the 20th Century.
The films are suitable for use in a wide variety of disciplines, including military, political, social history, defence and war studies, American studies, colonial and post-colonial studies, women's studies, media studies, cultural studies, international relations, town and country development, art, literacy and the uses of propaganda.
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 The Carferries of the Great Lakes [Pere Marquette 19]
She was sold to the Roen Steamship Company and converted to a steam-barge named HILDA.
She had been traveling westward at low speed in the company of Pere Marquette 20 in a blinding snow storm.
July 11, 1940 -- The Ludington Daily News reported that the PERE MARQUETTE 19 was sold to Roen Steamship company of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.
carferries.com /pm/PM19   (740 words)

  
 Superior Marine Models   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The William A.Irvin was built in 1938 by the American Shipbuilding Company in Lorain, Ohio for the Pittsburgh Steamship CO, a division of the United States Steel Company.
She was launched on June 25, 1938 and was retired from service in 1978 after over 40 years carrying millions of tons of taconite and other cargos.
The William A. Irvin, once the flagship of the USS Company, is 610’9” in length overall, with a beam (width) of 60’, and a depth of 32’6”.
www.cptelecom.net /~pierre   (420 words)

  
 Shipbuilding
New York Shipbuilding Corporation The New York Shipbuilding Corporation (or New York Ship for short) was founded in 1967...
Newport News Shipbuilding Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company is the largest privately owned Portsmouth, Virgi...
Vickers Shipbuilding and Engineering Ltd Vickers Shipbuilding and Engineering Ltd (VSEL), based at GEC's defence busines...
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