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Editorial: Roses and raspberries (April 11)

Corvallis Gazette-Times 11 Apr 2021
ROSE (roz) n ... RASPBERRY (raz’ber’e) n ... Eggers was one of the legions of American women who entered the industrial work force to help with the war effort and became known under the collective name “Rosie the Riveter.” Now 94, Eggers was just 17 when she finished high school in Ontario, Oregon, and went to work as a welder in the Portland shipyards.

Albany 'Rosie the Riveter' receives Congressional Gold Medal

Corvallis Gazette-Times 02 Apr 2021
Troy.Shinn ... Her family spent a fraught 20 hours listening to radio broadcasts, hoping for good news ... Eggers, 94, was fresh out of high school when she left her home in Ontario, Oregon, to become a welder at the Portland shipyards at the age of 17 ... “I was told, being a woman, that I was the fastest welder they’ve seen,” Eggers said ... ....

Quark Expeditions Takes Ownership of Ultramarine -- Forever Changing Polar Exploration

Sunnyside Daily Sun 01 Apr 2021
"The completion of Ultramarine—with its superior on-ship amenities and advanced technology—is a testament to the community of engineers, naval architects, welders, structural fabricators, riggers, electricians and all of the other crew at the Brodosplit shipyard—as well as the ...

Larry J. Holloway (Died: March 21, 2021)

The Greeneville Sun 25 Mar 2021
MARION, IN — Larry J. Holloway, 66, passed away Sunday at Miller’s Merry Manor in Marion. He was born Oct ... Mr. Holloway graduated from Eastbrook High School and worked for Owens-Illinois before moving to Tennessee where he worked for many years as a welder at a shipyard ... She preceded him in death on Dec. 30, 2014 ... Larry is survived by his sons ... ....

Wilmington women: Their significant contributions to World War II efforts

Star News 21 Mar 2021
Early on, women flocked to Camp Davis and shipyard jobs, then replaced men in uniform ... My college graduate sister Elizabeth typed forms at the shipyard, where women comprised about 20% of employees at its peak. A handful trained as welders ... and shipyard bond rallies piano player.

Arcosa Marine to shutter its Louisiana shipyard

Beaumont Enterprise 11 Mar 2021
(AP) — Arcosa Marine Products is closing its Louisiana shipyard, which will mean its remaining 100 workers will soon be out of work ... Account managers, process operators, welders, mechanics, pipe fitters and the plant manager are expected to be among those laid off. The shipyard ...

Tap Ex-U.S. Attorney,�Job-Bias LItigator To Probe Cuomo Claims

The Chief 10 Mar 2021
A former Acting U.S ... James named ex-U.S. Attorney Joon H. Kim and Anne L ... � ... Mr ... Jacksonville Shipyards, Inc. in which a female welder charged her employer created and encouraged a sexually hostile work environment that featured pictures of naked women striking sexually suggestive poses and employees and supervisors made demeaning remarks about women.� �.

Tap Ex-U.S. Attorney, Job-Bias Litigator To Probe Cuomo Raps

The Chief 10 Mar 2021
A former Acting U.S ... James named ex-U.S. Attorney Joon H ... Jacksonville Shipyards, Inc. That case was brought by a female welder who charged her employer created and encouraged a sexually hostile work environment that featured pictures of naked women striking sexually suggestive poses and employees and supervisors who made demeaning remarks about women.

‘Monument to hard graft’: a post-industrial walk on Teesside’s Black Path

The Observer 26 Feb 2021
Throughout my Black Path walk, I thought about the industrial heritage of the region, imagining my own father as an apprentice welder on the shipyards, moving on to his time at the ICI chemical plant; how we would drive through where he worked, in the dark, returning from a ...

The aircraft carrier that will be named for Doris Miller is an important lesson in history

Stars and Stripes 23 Feb 2021
NEWPORT NEWS, Va ... Michael Lawrence, a shipfitter who has worked on every one of the shipyard’s carriers since 1990, got curious too. So did a younger colleague, welder Jessica Rosser, whose mom is a regular at the community center ... fleet in Pearl Harbor ... We’re a military family ... “At the shipyard we talk about hard stuff done right that’s what he did.”.

Harry Tracy Jones, Jr.

KJAS 20 Feb 2021
Harry Tracy Jones, Jr., 96 of Kirbyville, died Sunday, February 14, 2021 Jasper, Texas following a brief illness ... Jones, and Carl Millard ""Pete" Jones; sisters, Etta Lea Jones Hall and Ada Jones Smith ... In later years he was employed as a welder in shipyards in Orange and Beaumont, retiring as a pipefitter from Pipefitters Local 195 ... ....

John Quinlan Jr. of Weymouth sweeps into centenarian status

The Patriot Ledger 18 Feb 2021
WEYMOUTH — In his working days, John Francis Quinlan Jr. liked to run the street sweeper ... Wednesday to help celebrate Quinlan's 100th birthday ... "He was a nice guy," Farren said ... A lifelong Weymouth resident, he left school in 1939 to work at the Fore River Shipyard. He served as a welder building ships under a contract with the U.S ... .

California Observes Day Honoring Man Who Defied Japanese Internment

NBCBayArea 31 Jan 2021
California marked Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution Saturday, remembering the shipyard welder who challenged the constitutionality of the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II. “Korematsu's legacy reminds us that we must continue to strike out against injustice in our daily lives,'' Gov ... 23, 2010 ... .

Historic Portsmouth: Rocketing in style at Zoffoli Motors

Portsmouth Herald 28 Jan 2021
Pardon my fuzzy pixels, but color postcards from the mid 1950s are not easy to reproduce ... I was happier in a Volkswagen beetle ... Olds in 1897 ... House ... While producing a low-budget video in the 1980s, I briefly interviewed Richard’s brother EdwardMundo” Zoffoli who had been a welder at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard ... J ... .

Florida attraction to get glass-bottom boat for wheelchairs

WPTV 24 Jan 2021
Johns Ship Building shipyard near Palatka will present a flat deck, ample aisles and will be the first ever with dedicated, convenient access for wheelchairs ... Johns Ship Building shipyard builds mostly ships ... Johns Ship Building has been in business for 14 years, but its shipyard location off the St.