Philadelphia History Museum


Philadelphia History Museum

Collection Items

Charles Vance
An image of Charles Vance from 1984.

Walter Gay, 1984.
Portrait Photograph of Walter Gay.

Hog Island Shipyard
A photo of Hog Island Shipyard in Philadelphia c 1919. Pictured are the docks and ships, as well as many of the individuals who worked on the shipyard. At the time, Hog Island Shipyard was the largest shipyard in the world, built by the American…

50th Slipway at Hog Island Shipyard
The 50th and last slipway built at Hog Island shipyard, making it the largest shipyard in the world at that time.
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