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Fore River constructed hundreds of ships, ranging from freighters to aircraft carriers to LNG tankers, for customers around the world. The yard is probably best-known for its extensive work in naval shipbuilding, playing a key role in building the fleets that fought in both World Wars and the Cold War. Shown here is the shipyard in the 1930's.

Quincy Shipyard: Through the years
Fore River constructed hundreds of ships, ranging from freighters to aircraft carriers to LNG tankers, for customers around the world. The yard is probably best-known for its extensive work in naval shipbuilding, playing a key role in building the fleets that fought in both World Wars and the Cold War.

Shown here is the shipyard in the 1930's.

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