243 rows · May 29, 2017 · Bethlehem San Francisco was founded as Union Brass & Iron Works in
Destroyer History Bethlehem Steel Corporation, Fore Bethlehem San Pedro. Bethlehem Squantum. Bethlehem Staten Island. (former assistant to Alexander Graham Bell) founded the Fore River Engine Company which, as Fore River Shipbuilding Company in April 1899, laid down the 400-ton Lawrence and Macdonough (Destroyers Nos. 8 and 9). In 1913, Bethlehem Steel purchased the yard, added an annex in
May 20, 2012 · Destroyer builders active during World Wars I and II included the following:Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine. Bethlehem Steel Corporation, Fore River Shipyard, Quincy, Massachusetts. Bethlehem Steel Corporation, San Francisco, California. Bethlehem Steel Corporation, San Pedro, California. Bethlehem Steel Corporation, Squantum, Massachusetts.
Southwest Marine, San Pedro CA - GlobalSecuritySan Pedro, CA Facing major economic challenges in its steel-manufacturing business during the 1970s and 1980s, Bethlehem Steel Corporation divested itself of the San Pedro yard in 1981.
USS Cassin Young, featured in Maritime History of Built by Bethlehem Steel Corporation in San Pedro, California, and commissioned on December 31, 1943, the USS Cassin Young (DD-793) was at the forefront of the naval offensive against the Japanese during World War II. The USS Cassin Young, a destroyer of the Fletcher-class, measures 376 feet in length and 40 feet in width, and carried 273 crew members during wartime.
Operation TorchMediterranean OperationsFateAwardsAfter shakedown exercises along the West Coast, Kendrick cleared San Diego, California on 11 December 1942 and arrived Casco Bay, Maine on 28 December for ASW exercises. The destroyer then sailed to New York to join Convoy UG-S-4 and sailed 13 January 1943 for Casablanca. She returned to New York 13 February with another convoy, and commenced patrol, escort, and training from Norfolk, Virginia to Newfoundland. Kendrickdeparted New York 28 April for a round trip escort mission to Oran, Ship Abbreviations and SymbolsBethPac-SanP -- Bethlehem Pacific Coast Steel Corp., San Pedro, California. BethPac-SanF -- Bethlehem Pacific Coast Steel Corp., San Francisco, California. BethSb-Wilm -- Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp., Wilmington, Delaware. DM -- destroyer minelayer; or light minelayer (now MMD). DMS -- high-speed minesweeper; or destroyer minesweeper.
USS Laub (DD-613) Military Wiki Fandom
Service HistoryReferencesExternal LinksAfter shakedown along the west coast, Laubsteamed through the Panama Canal, arriving Norfolk, Virginia 1 February 1943. She departed New York 7 February, escorting a convoy to North Africa. After reaching Casablanca, the destroyer patrolled the African coast until departing 14 March with a return convoy to the United States. The following month, she sailed with another convoy. On 26 May, while escorting a return convoy, she joined other escorts in chasing off an enemy U-boat set on attacking the USS Fred T. Berry (DD-858) Military Wiki Fandom
Service HistoryReferencesExternal LinksSailing from San Francisco, California on 29 August 1945, Fred T. Berry trained with aircraft carriers in Hawaiian waters and completed a tour of occupation duty in the Far East before returning to her home port, San Diego, on 21 February 1947. A second Far Eastern cruise, between 2 December and 7 August 1948, preceded a modernization overhaul in 1949, during which her anti-submarine warfarecapabilities were augmented. Fred T. Berry left San Diego on 25 August 1949 for her new home port, Newport, RhDestroyers Ship Type Historic Naval Ships AssociationClass:Fletcher Destroyer Launched:September 9, 1943 At:Bethlehem Steel Corporation Yard, San Pedro, California Commissioned:December 31, 1943 Length:376 feet, 6 inches Beam:39 feet, 6 inches Draft:17 feet, 9 inches Displacement:2,050 tons Armament:(1950s) Five 5-inch/38 caliber guDestroyer History Bethlehem Steel Corporation, San Destroyer History Bethlehem Steel Corporation, San Francisco, CA Bethlehem San Francisco was a major pre-war shipbuilder, in continuous operation throughout the inter-war years and the only major shipbuilder on the West Coast prior to WWII.