Dravo Corporation was a shipbuilding company with shipyards in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Wilmington, Delaware. It was founded by Frank and Ralph Dravo in Pittsburgh in 1891. The corporation went public in 1936 and in 1998 was bought out by Carmeuse for $192 million ($278.7 million today). On March 5, 1942 it became the first corporation to receive the Army-Navy "E" Award for outstanding war time production. Dravo ranked 72nd among United States corporations in the value of World War II military production contracts.
- Neville Island shipyard, Pittsburgh - Started 1919, Constructed LST's during World War II employing 16,000, closed 1982.( )
- Wilmington Shipyard, Delaware, Employed 10,500 during World War II, constructing Destroyer escorts. Now closed. ( )
- Heinz History Center Library and Archives
- Dravo - Wilmington
- Bethlehem - Wilmington (Prior activity before Dravo.
- Dravo - Pittsburgh
- Final Remedial action for cleanup at Wilmington
- Historical Marker
- Peck, Merton J. & Scherer, Frederic M. The Weapons Acquisition Process: An Economic Analysis (1962) Harvard Business School p.619
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