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General Dynamics Corporation Shipyard, Joiner & Sheet Metal Shops, 97 East Howard Street, Quincy, Norfolk County, MA



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Location
97 East Howard Street, Quincy, MA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER MA-26-A
Building/structure dates: 1916 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1929 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1939 subsequent work
Significance: Constructed in 1916 and enlarged in 1929 and 1939, the Joiner and Sheet Metal Shops is significant as the location of important components of the shipbuilding design and fabrication processes at the Quincy-Fore Shipyard. Extant machine tools and wood models enhance the building's significance.

Subjects
Water Supply
Brick Buildings
Forge Shops


Related Names
Massachusetts Water Resource Authority
Brewster, Robert, Photographer
Fitch, Virginia A., Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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