Latest News for: Shipyard welder


"Wendy the Welder" honored for her World War II service

Moultrie Observer 01 Oct 2023
Dorothy George had never planned to be a welder in a West Coast shipyard during World War II. She is mechanically inclined, but when the 99-year-old Mankato woman was a teenager, she saw herself utilizing her seamstress skills ... .

I've had a couple of serious falls. It's a cruel disease. Billy Connolly opens his ...

The Daily Mail 30 Sep 2023
Scots comedy legend Sir Billy Connolly has revealed he has suffered ‘serious falls’ as the symptoms of his Parkinson’s disease worsen. The 80-year-old was diagnosed with the degenerative condition ten years ago ... He said ... Nicknamed the Big Yin, Connolly worked as a welder in the Glasgow shipyards before starting a career as a folk singer ... He said ... .

Foreign employees rewarded for contribution to Korea's shipbuilding industry

Korea Times 22 Sep 2023
Chomdaeng Komkrit, a Thai national who has worked as a subcontracted welder at Samsung Heavy Industries’ shipyard on Geoje Island in South Gyeongsang Province since 2014, was recognized for his very low error rates ... at HD Hyundai Heavy Industries’ shipyard in Ulsan.

Mankato woman honored for her World War II welder's job

Mankato Free Press 20 Sep 2023
MANKATO — Dorothy George had never planned to be a welder in a West Coast shipyard during World War II. She is mechanically inclined, but when the 99-year-old Mankato woman was a teenager, she saw herself utilizing her seamstress skills ... .

Stanley Covington

The Star Democrat 10 Sep 2023
Stanley Covington TILGHMAN — Stanley Covington passed at his home on his beloved Tilghman Island on September 6, 2023. Born on September 1, 1923, he lived a long, full life to the age of 100 ... The couple moved to Baltimore, MD, where Mr. Covington worked as a welder in the construction of liberty ships for the war effort at Fairfield Shipyard ... Mr ... .

Maine man sues shipyard company, saying it let employees refer to him as a ‘chimp’

The Grio 08 Sep 2023
A Black welder filed a lawsuit against a Maine shipyard, alleging the company permitted racial discrimination against him without repercussion ... A Black man filed a federal lawsuit against Maine’s Bath Iron Works (above), claiming the shipyard allowed employees to use racial slurs without reprimand.

‘The Man Who Changed Colors’: A multi-layered working-class suspense thriller

People's World 29 Aug 2023
The novel opens with the mysterious death of a worker in the historic Quincy Shipyard, which ... The author himself was intimately familiar with the Quincy Shipyard, where he worked as a welder and experienced a co-worker’s death just weeks prior to his own injury in a workplace fall.

Ray Brown: Half of American sea power is on life support

Union Leader 21 Aug 2023
THE JONES ACT of 1920 comes up periodically in political commentaries ... Cabotage from one U.S ... The requirement was a protectionist economic strategy designed to assist America’s shipyards and its maritime fleet ... Only the Jones Act and requirements of the U.S ... 1, 2020) ... Shipyard workers — ship fitters, pipefitters, riggers, cable pulls, welders,

James Adrian Smith

Statesville Record & Landmark 10 Aug 2023
February 17, 1950 August 2, 2023. James Adrian Smith "Jimmy" went to be with the Lord Jesus Christ on August 2, 2023 at his home in Troutman, NC. Jimmy was born in Hampton, VA on February 17, 1950 ... He then worked for his father at Peninsula Masonry before becoming a welder at the Newport News Shipyard ... People are also reading… ... 10 ... .

Phyllis N. Reiling Brondyke

Dispatch Argus 26 Jul 2023
April 21, 1927-July, 23, 2023. PORT BYRON—Phyllis n. Reiling Brondyke, 96, of port Byron, Illinois, died July, 23, 2023 at Illini Restorative care, Silvis, Illinois. services will be held at 10 a.m ... as a young woman during WWII, Phyllis moved to Oregon and was an overhead welder in the shipyard and became a welding instructor ... .

Thomas Paul Story

Daily Advance 05 Jul 2023
Thomas Paul Story, 23, of 818 Beech Springs Road, died Saturday, July 1, 2023 in Goldsboro from injuries received in an ATV accident ... Employed as a welder with Norfolk Naval Shipyard, he was a member of Fountain of Life Church in Elizabeth City ... The burial will be private at the home ... ��. .

Orkney’s bid to join Norway is a symptom of SNP arrogance

New Statesman 05 Jul 2023
On such a historic occasion, the inaugural first minister said, he heard romantic echoes from the past, including “the shout of the welder in the din of the great Clyde shipyards; the speak of the Mearns, with its soul in the land; the discourse of the Enlightenment, when Edinburgh and Glasgow were a light held to the intellectual life of Europe”.

The right is better than the left at storytelling, but we can fix that

The Real News Network 16 Jun 2023
I was a former shipyard worker, I was a welder, and for almost four years at the Quincy Shipyard in Massachusetts ... Like most welders in the shipyard pits had gotten used to the heat and humidity, hated it, but gotten used to it ... Right? I mean the passage you just read, guys working on a shipyard, working as a welder.

Oyster River seniors celebrate joining workforce in Career Signing Day

Portsmouth Herald 15 Jun 2023
Three students — James Barrett of Barrington, Denzel Owens of Madbury, and Connor Brown of Lee — signed certificates of intent with Seacoast companies to begin careers as electricians, welders, and automotive technicians ... Naval Shipyard but was unable to attend the ceremony.