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The article by Norman L. McKellar is copyright © Hazel McKellar, 2007.



Norman L. McKellar

Steel Shipbuilding under the U. S. Shipping Board,
1917-1921


(A major shipslist from The Belgian Shiplover, with updates.
Accompanied by similar lists of wooden and concrete-hulled ships.)

This article by Norman L. McKellar is contained in multiple PDF files, accompanied by illustrations and additional files containing updates based on subsequent research by Stephen S. Roberts.
To view or download a PDF file, click on the icon to the right of the description of the file.

Steel Ships: Introduction

The introduction to the article on steel ships, which includes both requisitioned and contract-built ships. Also provided is a one-page finding aid, extracted from the introduction, which will help researchers locate a contract ship if they know either the name of the ship's builder or the popular name of the design to which the ship was built.

PDF file size: 2.06mb.

 
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Requisitioned Steel Ships, Part I

Ships by builder: Albina Engine & Machine Works to McDougall Duluth.

PDF file size: 2.93mb.

 
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Requisitioned Steel Ships, Part II

Ships by builder: Merchant Shipbuilding to Willamette Iron & Steel.

PDF file size: 3.68mb.

 
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Contract Steel Ships, Part I

Ships of EFC Designs 1012 to 1016. The finding aid, above, will help locate ships by builder.

PDF file size: 2.85mb.

 
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Contract Steel Ships, Part II

Ships of EFC Designs 1017 to 1022. The finding aid, above, will help locate ships by builder.

PDF file size: 3.30mb.

 
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Contract Steel Ships, Part III

Ships of EFC Designs 1023 to 1032. The finding aid, above, will help locate ships by builder.

PDF file size: 2.73mb.

 
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Contract Steel Ships, Part IV

Ships of EFC Designs 1037 to 1049. The finding aid, above, will help locate ships by builder.

PDF file size: 2.18mb.

 
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Contract Steel Ships, Part V

Ships of EFC Designs 1057 to 1095. The finding aid, above, will help locate ships by builder.

PDF file size: 2.80mb.

 
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Contract Steel Ships, Part VI

Ships of EFC Designs 1097 to 1133. The finding aid, above, will help locate ships by builder.
Also one private order, a Chinese contract (Design 1092), and several Japanese contracts (Designs 1118-1127).

PDF file size: 2.96mb.

 
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Wooden Ships, Part I

The introduction to the article on wooden ships and ships by builder from Alabama Drydock to Murnan S.B.

PDF file size: 2.94mb.

 
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Wooden Ships, Part II

Ships by builder from McBride and Law to York River S.B.
Also two Australian contracts (at Patterson & McDonald and Sloan S.Y.) and a summary of the EFC designs for wooden ships.

PDF file size: 2.55mb.

 
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Concrete Ships

Extracted from an article covering concrete ships built by all countries during both World Wars. The EFC designs were 1040, 1048, 1070, 1100, and 1101.

PDF file size: 866kb.

 
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This entire site, including all its pages, is copyright © Stephen S. Roberts, 2001-2013 or later as indicated.
The article by Norman L. McKellar is copyright © Hazel McKellar, 2007.