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New York Shipbuilding - A Dead Tree Bibliography
  Last Update: 23 July 2009

A selection of traditional library references consulted for this web site.

* Books *

50 Years: New York Shipbuilding Corporation, Camden, N.J. (1949) - company publication

75 Years Brown Boveri (1966) - company publication

Abandon Ship!: The Saga of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, the Navy's Greatest Sea Disaster, by Richard F. Newcomb (HarperCollins, 2001) - reissue of the 1958 book, updated by Peter Maas

The American President Lines and Its Forebears 1848-1984, by John Niven (University of Delaware Press, 1987)

The Bridge to France, by Edward N. Hurley (J.B. Lippincott, 1927) - author was chairman of US Shipping Board

Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships, 1922-1946, by Robert Gardiner, Roger Chesneau, and Przemysław Budzbon (Naval Institute Press, 1980)

Dangerous Dreamers by Robert Sobel (John Wiley & Son, 1993) - Ch. 1 outlines the rise and fall of NYSB's last owner, "the junkman" Louis Wolfson

In Harm's Way: The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis and the Extraordinary Story of Its Survivors, by Doug Stanton (Henry Holt, 2001)

Grace: W.R. Grace & Co. The Formative Years 1850-1930, by Lawrence A. Clayton (Jameson Books, 1985)

Navy Super Tankers, by Vern Bouwman (Trafford, 2004) - memoir by Kawishiwi plank owner

New York Shipbuilding Corporation - A Record of Ships Built (1921) - company publication, 66 pages

Ordeal by the Sea : The Tragedy of the U.S.S Indianapolis, by Thomas Helm (Signet, 2001)

Organizing the Shipyards; Union Strategy in Three Northeast Ports, 1933-1945, by David Palmer

Passenger Liners of the Western Ocean: A Record of the North Atlantic Steam and Motor Passenger Vessels from 1838 to the Present Day, by C. Vernon Gibbs (John de Graff Inc., 1957)

Planning the Twentieth-Century American City, edited by Mary Corbin Sies and Christopher Silver (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996) Note: Chapter 5 is devoted to Yorkship Garden Village

Reorganization of American President Lines, Ltd. (United States Maritime Commission, 1939)

Ships for the Seven Seas: Philadelphia Shipbuilding in the Age of Industrial Capitalism, by Thomas R. Heinrich (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997)

Ships for Victory (IUMSWA-CIO Research Department, 1942) - summary of conference of union representatives to various shipbuilders' production committees, held 8-9 Aug 1942

This is IUMSWA (IUMSWA Education Department, 1964) - Ch. 1 gives the union's view of its founding at NYSB

Trapped at Pearl Harbor : Escape from Battleship Oklahoma, by Stephen Bower Young (Naval Institute Press, 1998)

The U.S. Merchant Marine at War, 1775-1945, edited by Bruce L. Felknor (Naval Institute Press, 1998) - contains an account of the sinking of the Gulflight

* Periodicals and Flatfile *

"Fairview Upgrade Targeted", Philadelphia Business Journal, June 23, 2003

THE FIRST WAR EMERGENCY GOVERNMENT TOWNS FOR SHIPYARD WORKERS: Yorkship Village at Camden, New Jersey, by Richard S. Childs. 11 pp. 1918. (pamphlet)

"The First War Emergency Government Towns for Shipyard Workers: I. `Yorkship Village' at Camden, N.J." by Richard S. Childs, American Institute of Architects Journal 6 (May 1918):249-251.

"International Influences on Urban Design: The Impact of the Aesthetics of British Guild Socialism on Yorkship Village in Camden, NJ" by Dr. Michael H. Lang. Planning History Vol. 15 No. 1., 1993

"Land Ho! RCA Rubble Adds Ten Acres to Camden Port", Philadelphia Business Journal, October 24, 1997

"The new urbanism: How John Ruskin's ideas influenced generations of urban planners," by Diane Cornell. Rutgers Focus (February 4, 2000).

New York Shipbuilding Corp. v. United States, 385, F.2d 427, 180 Ct.Cl. 446 (1967) Note: Supreme Court case.

Plans Unveiled for $40 Million Camden Neighborhood Redevelopment, Department of Community Affairs press release, December 5, 2001

Rutgers Fairview Neighborhood Partnership, Rutgers press release, February 20, 2003

"A Ship to Remember," Camden Courier-Post, October 11, 2000

"3 property owners fight city's plans for renewal," Camden Courier-Post, February 13, 2003

"USS New Jersey looking shipshape after new coat of paint", Camden Courier-Post, August 29, 2001

"USS New Jersey transfer to new pier postponed", Camden Courier-Post, August 30, 2001

"Yorkship Garden Village: Progressive Expression of the Housing and Planning Reform Movement" by Dr. Michael H. Lang. Planning the American City: History, Practice and Prospects, Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996

"Young Mister Cord - Titan of Transportation," Modern Mechanix and Inventions, December, 1933

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