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‘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 ...
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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.”.
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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 ... ....
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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 ... .
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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 ... .
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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 ... .
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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.
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Silver Springs attraction to get glass-bottom boat for wheelchair users

Tampa Bay Times 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.
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'They won't have to separate from ... family': Florida attraction to get glass-bottom boat for wheelchairs

The Gainesville Sun 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.
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Philly Shipyard ‘Coming Back To Life’ After Running Into Hard Times In Recent Years

CBS Sports 21 Jan 2021
The iconic Philly Shipyard has been almost idle for the last few years, but the Shipyard is coming back to life and bringing hundreds of jobs back to South Philadelphia ... The Philly Shipyard is revving back to full speed. With a skeleton crew, the Philly Shipyard is prepping for its newly secured contract ... Like shipbuilders and welders.
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Floyd “Pat” Hopson

KJAS 08 Jan 2021
A Celebration of Floyd “Pat” Hopson’s Life, age 92, of Wiergate, TX, will be 2.00 p.m., Saturday, January 9, 2021 at Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home Chapel in Jasper, TX with burial to follow at Weeks Chapel Cemetery in Harrisburg, TX. Visitation will be from 11.00 a.m ... He retired as a welder for Todd Shipyard of Houston ... ....
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Floyd "Pat" Hopson

KJAS 08 Jan 2021
A Celebration of Floyd “Pat” Hopson’s Life, age 92, of Wiergate, TX, will be 2.00 p.m., Saturday, January 9, 2021 at Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home Chapel in Jasper, TX with burial to follow at Weeks Chapel Cemetery in Harrisburg, TX. Visitation will be from 11.00 a.m ... He retired as a welder for Todd Shipyard of Houston ... ....
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Billy Connolly: I don't want to be on stage with Parkinson's

RTE 22 Dec 2020
A musician and actor, as well as a comedian, the Big Yin was working as a welder in Glasgow shipyards when he pursued a career as a folk singer ... Earlier in the year, he even saw one of his pieces translated into a sculpture for the first time – it was "a drawing of a welder with wings".
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James (Jim) Allen Hanna

The Centralia Chronicle 30 Nov 2020
He helped build large steel ships at a shipyard in the Pacific Northwest. He was an expert welder by trade, and would weld the large steel panels together that made up the outer skins of the ships ... This particular inspector was responsible for supervising and recruiting welders ...
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Seacoast School of Technology welcomes new welding instructor

Portsmouth Herald 22 Nov 2020
Biladeau, a graduate of SST’s building construction and welding programs, holds a degree in welding technology from Manchester Community College, has extensive welding experience from Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, served as a welder/fabricator at GE Aviation and has instructing experience from Great Bay Community College ... .
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