Hog Island | engleski leksikon

1. Hog Island


Island in the Delaware River, Pennsylvania. Almost uninhabited, and mostly swamp, it was converted 1917 into a shipbuilding yard to construct 50 7,500-ton freighters for carrying supplies from the US to Europe. The yard was designed as a site for assembling and launching ships from prefabricated components from over 100 yards and factories around the US.

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