Puget Sound Bridge and Dredging Company

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Puget Sound Bridge and Dredging Company was a major shipbuilding and construction company, located in Seattle, Washington. The firm was established in 1898 on Elliott Bay in Puget Sound. The company was engaged in construction projects around the United States and built ships for the U.S. Navy at its shipyard on Harbor Island on Puget Sound during and after World War II. In 1959 the firm was purchased by Lockheed and became the Lockheed Shipbuilding and Construction Company. The shipyard was permanently closed in 1987.[1]

Construction and shipbuilding[edit]

During its 61-year history as Puget Sound Bridge and Dredging Company, the firm completed many major construction projects. Among these were:

References[edit]

  1. ^ GlobalSecurity.org "Lockheed Shipbuilding and Construction Company"
  2. ^ Environment Agency of Abu Dhabi "Technologies: Harbor Island"
  3. ^ U.S. Bureau of Reclamation "The Umatilla Project"
  4. ^ U.S. Bureau of Reclamation "Umatilla Basin Project"
  5. ^ King County, Washington "Courthouse History"
  6. ^ Pirate: At the Center for Wooden Boats "WoodenBoat, #137, July/August 1997"
  7. ^ GoHuskies.com "Husky Stadium"
  8. ^ Port of Port Townsend "Port History"
  9. ^ Maritime Business Strategies "Puget Sound Bridge & Dredging Company, Seattle WA: WWII Construction Record"
  10. ^ Maritime Business Strategies "Lockheed Shipbuilding & Construction Co., Seattle WA Post-WWII Construction Record"
  11. ^ NMBS Additions "History of the ALCO-GE 127 ton DIESEL LOCOMOTIVES RSD-1"
  12. ^ HistoryLink.org "Buoys in the Hood"
  13. ^ Washington State Department of Transportation: Washington State Ferries: History

Denton Record Chronicle: October 4, 1924 - p. 4