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Shipbuilding (Norfolk Navy Yard). One of the major advances in shipbuilding during the last few years has been the substitution of welding for rivets in a number of vital parts of warcraft. Welding means much less weight and much less steel for each ship. This welder, working on the nose section of a new destroyer, is one of hundreds working on vessels under construction at Norfolk
Shipbuilding (Norfolk Navy Yard). One of the major advances in shipbuilding during the last few years has been the substitution of welding for rivets in a number of vital parts of warcraft. Welding means much less weight and much less steel for each ship. This welder, working on the nose section of a new destroyer, is one of hundreds working on vessels under construction at Norfolk
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01/01/1941
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Palmer, Alfred T., photographer
United States. Office for Emergency Management.
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Meadowbrook36.91348, -76.30355
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