Maritime Commission

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Maritime History Of The United States - History - The Early 20th Century - 1930-1941
... IWW, and demanded the SUP cease activities with the Maritime Federation ... In April 1935 at a conference of maritime unions in Seattle, an umbrella union was established to represent the membership of the ISU as well as maritime officers and longshoremen ... At that time few ships were being built, existing ships were old and inefficient, maritime unions were at war with one another, ship owners were at odds with the ...
Maritime History Of The United States (1900–1999) - 1930-1941
... and demanded the SUP cease activities with the Maritime Federation ... In April 1935 at a conference of maritime unions in Seattle, an umbrella union was established to represent the membership of the ISU as well as maritime officers and longshoremen ... Called the Maritime Federation, Harry Lundeberg was named its first president ...
USS General R. E. Callan (AP-139) - Operational History - Transport Ship
... (AP-139) was launched 27 April 1944 under a Maritime Commission contract (MC #667) by Kaiser Inc ... Panama for Boston, where on 24 May 1946 she was placed out of commission and turned over to the Maritime Commission for peacetime operations as an Army transport ... Returned to the Maritime Commission, she was assigned to the Maritime Defense Reserve Fleet in the Hudson River, New York ...
Long Range Shipbuilding Program - History - During The Early Years of WWII
... France in May 1940 was a watershed for the Commission and the Long Range Program for when Germany was able to move its U-Boat bases to the Brittany coast of France, the Battle ... was sought and granted by the Maritime Commission for the U.K ... All five members of the Maritime Commission realized that the war would come to an end someday and the Liberty ships would not be capable of fulfilling what would be required of the postwar U.S ...
SS Bessemer Victory
... was laid down on 28 May 1945 at Los Angeles by the California Shipbuilding Corporation as a Maritime Commission type (VC2-S-AP2) hull under Maritime Commission contract (MCV hull 806) ... Launched 26 July 1945, she was delivered to the Maritime Commission 30 August 1945 ... Fleet, Bessemer Victory remained in the Maritime Administration's berthing area in Virginia's James River until she was scrapped in 1991 at Alang, India ...

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