Status of Shipyards: Hearings, Ninety-first Congress, Second Session, Part 1

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Page 10082 - ... research, development, and test work as assigned ; and to provide services and material to other activities and units as directed by competent authority.
Page 9986 - The subcommittee met, pursuant to notice, at 10 am, in room 2212, Rayburn House Office Building, Hon.
Page 10303 - ... amendments January 20, 1887; ratified by the President November 7, 1887; ratifications exchanged November 9, 1887; proclaimed November 9, 1887. (Treaties and Conventions, 1889, p. 1187.) By this treaty the Reciprocity Treaty of 1875 was extended for a further term of seven years and there was granted to the United States the exclusive right to establish a coaling station at Pearl River Harbor. HESSE. (SEE NORTH GERMAN CONFEDERATION.) 1844. CONVENTION ABOLISHING DROIT D'AUBAINE AND TAXES ON EMIGRATION....
Page 9995 - Thia latter term covers research and development prototype, preproduction and production, all lumped together. It is primaryily an aerospace term. The FDL, LHA, and DD 963 programs have been multiyear programs using the contract definition process. The resulting shipbuilding contracts are for design and production rather than for development and production, and I feel this is a most important distinction. In summary...
Page 9987 - We have a missile-armed, nuclear-powered Navy with computer controls and electronics guidance systems which tax our best efforts to provide logistic support. Yet, our shipyards have acquired the skills, facilities, and equipment to provide the kind of support we now need and will need in greater quantity and quality in the future. We must continue to maintain this vigorous, highly qualified shipyard complex.
Page 9987 - We accept it fully, and accepting it, we consider what means are available to us to meet that responsibility. One of the most important, and a truly indispensable means at our disposal to guarantee responsive support ashore to our ships at sea, is our naval shipyard complex.
Page 10080 - ... disassembly and storage at Letterkenny. NAVY SHIPYARDS In 1799, Congress authorized five naval shipyards to be located at Portsmouth, New Hampshire; Boston, Massachusetts; New York, New York; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Norfolk, Virginia. The Mare Island and Puget Sound shipyards were authorized in 1852 and 1891, respectively. The last four naval shipyards were authorized in this century: Charleston, in 1901; Pearl Harbor, in 1908; San Francisco (Hunters Point), in 1919; and Long Beach, in...
Page 9994 - Some advance emergency planning will insure that facility long leadtime items can be ready in less time than the critical ship items. The third factor is that the increased cost of nonstandard ships has become so significant that we can no longer afford it. This increased cost is obvious for acquisition — for example, $1.1 million per ship for the 17 LST's of the 1179 class if the award had been split between two bidders.
Page 10082 - Puget Sound Naval Shipyard — construction, conversion, and overhaul of all types of surface ships and conversion and overhaul of all types of submarines. (}) Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard — conversion and overhaul of all types of surface ships, except aircraft carriers, and overhaul of diesel and nuclear attack submarines.
Page 9987 - ... shipyards have been responsive to the requirements of the Nation in maintaining the capability of handling military and merchant fleet requirements by acquiring special skills and facilities in many areas. As the shipyards have developed, they have become important to the economy, not only in the community in which they are located, but also to the Nation as a whole. Moreover, the materials, supplies, and components which they require are purchased in virtually every State of the Union. We in...

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