Toledo Shipbuilding – May 28th 1910

Toledo Shipbuilding – May 28, 1910

The above photo shows an empty drydock at the Toledo Ship Building Co. on May 28, 1910. The men in the photo appear to be doing repairs to the drydock in preparation for this next vessel.

The shipyard was first created in 1888 by John F. Craig of Craig Ship Building Co. The yard was sold to American Shipbulding Co. and renamed Toledo Ship Building Co. in 1906; American Shipbuilding ceased operation of the yard in 1985. Today the yard is owned by the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority and managed by Ironhead Marine, Inc.


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