Charlestown Navy Yard
Boston National Historical Park, Massachusetts
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Charlestown Navy Yard Boston National Historical Park, Massachusetts

By National Park Service
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Book Description
Table of Contents
  • Charlestown Navy Yard
  • Contents
  • Part 1 The Making of a Navy
    • Prologue
    • Growth of the Yard
      • Navy Yard Tradesmen in the Age of Sail
      • The Ropewalk
      • Building a Wooden Ship
      • The Frigate Constitution
    • The Coming of Iron and Steam
      • Steam Propulsion
      • The Yard’s First Dry Dock
      • Ironclad Technology
    • The New Navy
      • Building a Steel Ship
      • Chain for the Navy
    • The Yard Transformed
      • Mainstays of the Yard: Warship Overhaul and Repair
      • Women in the Workforce
      • Ships for World War II
      • New Careers for Old Ships
  • Part 2 Visiting Charlestown Navy Yard
    • The Yard Today
      • The Ships at Charlestown
      • The Exhibits
      • Index
  • National Park Service
  • U.S. Department of the Interior
  • Transcriber’s Notes
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