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Title:
The closing and reuse of the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard
Author:
Hess, Ronald W. (Ronald Wayne), 1946-
Publication Information:
Santa Monica, CA : RAND, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
xxviii, 114 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
General Note:
"Prepared for the United States Navy."

"MR-1364-NAVY"--P. [4] of cover.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
1520 Lexile.
ISBN:
9780833030436
Format :
Book

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Summary

This work first gives a brief history of the USA's first government-owned shipyard, and then details the costs to the Navy and the Philadelphia region of closing the yard and the city's hunt for a commercial tenant.


Table of Contents

Prefacep. v
Figuresp. xiii
Tablesp. xv
Summaryp. xvii
Acknowledgmentsp. xxv
Acronymsp. xxvii
Chapter 1 Introductionp. 1
Chapter 2 Backgroundp. 5
Chapter 3 Base Closure Decisionsp. 11
Chapter 4 Philadelphia's Reuse Planp. 19
Chapter 5 The Navy's Closing Policies, Practices, and Costsp. 29
Chapter 6 First Attempt at a Private Shipyard: Meyer-Werftp. 49
Chapter 7 Kvaerner: a Deal Is Struckp. 57
Chapter 8 Aftermath of the 1997 Kvaerner Contractp. 65
Chapter 9 Observationsp. 81
Appendix A Ships Built at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyardp. 97
Appendix B Philadelphia Naval Business Center Tenantsp. 101
Bibliographyp. 105

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