Hog Island Shipyard

Title

Hog Island Shipyard

Subject

Hog Island, Philadelphia, shipyard, World War I

Description

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 International Shipbuilding Corporation.

Source

Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent

Publisher

WCU, HIS 601/HON 452 Great Migration and Digital Storytelling, Fall 2014

Date

c. 1919

Contributor

John E. Smith III, Melanie Pezdirtz

Rights

Courtesy of the Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent

Format

JPG

Type

Still Image

Original Format

Photo

Files

hog-island-shipyard.jpg


Citation

“Hog Island Shipyard,” Goin' North, accessed October 18, 2019, https://goinnorth.org/items/show/392.