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The Yard: Building a Destroyer at the Bath Iron Works

By: "Sanders, Michael S."

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harper Perennial:

Seller ID: 9780060929633

ISBN: 0060929634

Condition: GOOD


For a century, the Bath Iron Works has been building some of the finest, dealiest ships in the U.S. Navy. But now the Maine shipyard is facing mounting competition and a pressing need to modernize, especially in the way it launches ships. No more will the great gray leviathans roar down the "ways" -- the traditional inclined ramp -- into the Kennebec River; this ancient technology will give way to the modern dry dock."The Yard" captures this moment of change and the end of an era, as old ways give way to new, through the eyes of the workers as they build and launch a U.S. Navy destroyer. From ... View more info