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Honoring theFour Heroic Chaplainsof World War II who gave theirlives so that others could livewhen the S.S. Dorchestersank off Greenland February 3, 1943 Lt. G.L. FoxProtestantLt. J.D. WashingtonCatholicLt. C.V. PolingProtestantLt. A.D. GoodeJe…
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Dedicated to the menof theU.S.S. Scorpion SSN 589 This monument is dedicated to the 99 gallant men who wentdown with their ship 400 miles southwest of the Azoresdeclared lost June 5, 1968
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In memory of those heroeswho made the supreme sacrificeand to the survivors ofPearl HarborOahu, HawaiiDecember 7, 1941A day that will live in infamyDedicatedDecember 7, 2002ByPenninsula Chapter ThreePearl Harbor SurvivorsAssociation, Inc.
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Ground breaking 8/4/90Dedication 8/3/91Plaza dedication 8/1/92 The Vietnam War Monumentwas created to honor the"living, missing and dead"from the Vietnam War.1959-1975. The monument itself is to helpheal America's wounds fromthis war, honori…
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The 90-foot tugboat Dorothy, Hull Number One, was delivered by Newport News Shipbuilding in 1891. As Dorothy plied her trade over the next 73 years, her reputation for dependability became a maritime legend. The little tugboat was recognized as a …
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The first vessel constructed by Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company was delivered in April, 1891. The 90-foot iron tugboat was designed by Horace See and built near present-day Dry Dock 2. Named for the daughter of former Secretary o…
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When Newport News Shipbuilding launched USS Nimitz in 1972, it was the world's largest fighting vessel. In 1995 the Shipyard delivered USS John C. Stennis, the seventh in the class and Newport News Shipbuilder's 27th aircraft carrier.
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The most famous of all Newport News-built ships, the passenger liner SS United States still holds the world's speed record for transatlantic crossings. The liner was launched in 1951 and delivered to the United States Line Company the following year.
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Launched in 1890, the tugboat Dorothy was the first ship built by Newport News Shipbuilding. After a long career, Dorothy was brought home and refurbished in 1976 to stand on the Shipyard grounds as a tribute to the company's shipbuilders.
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With a length of 1,187 feet and a width of 228 feet, U.S.T. Atlantic and its sister ship, U.S.T. Pacific, are the largest ships ever built in the western hemisphere. An ultra large oil carrier, the vessel was delivered to Interstate Oil Transport …
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