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38 Maritime Reporter & Engineering News • JANUARY 2014


The S.S. Patrick Henry was the fi rst of the Emergency Class Liberty ships to be built and launched. The famous quote by its namesake helped to give this class of ships its name.

Welding is more important than ever before in shipbuilding, saving time, weight and steel.

Prefabricated pieces of ship being hoisted into place by cranes at Cal- ifornia shipbuilding yards, Terminal Island, Calif. (Photo Cr edit: Library of Congr ess) (Photo Cr edit: Library of Congr ess) (Photo Cr edit: Library of Congr ess)

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