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Stereo image of Ingalls Shipyard 30 August 2005, after the Hurricane Katrina
Stereo image of Ingalls Shipyard 30 August 2005, after the Hurricane Katrina

Ingalls Shipbuilding was a shipyard located in Pascagoula, Mississippi, originally established in 1938, and is now part of Northrop Grumman Ship Systems. It was a leading producer of ships for the US Navy, and at 10,900 employees, the largest private employer in Mississippi. ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (950x1294, 401 KB) Summary Ingalis Shipyard at Pascagoule west of New Orleans. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (950x1294, 401 KB) Summary Ingalis Shipyard at Pascagoule west of New Orleans. ... Small shipyard in Klaksvík (Faroe Islands), reparing fishing vessels Dockyards and shipyards are places which repair and build ships. ... Pascagoula is a city located in Jackson County, Mississippi. ... 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Northrop Grumman Ship Systems (NGSS) is the division of Northrop Grumman Corporation responsible for building small and medium shipping products. ... The United States Navy (USN) is the branch of the United States armed forces responsible for naval operations. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


Ingalls was located where the Pascagoula River runs into the Gulf of Mexico. It started out building commercial ships, but in the 1950s started bidding on Navy work, winning a contract in 1957 to build 12 nuclear-powered attack submarines. The Pascagoula River is a river, about 80 mi (130 km) long, in southeastern Mississippi in the United States. ... Gulf of Mexico in 3D perspective. ... // Events and trends This map shows two essential global spheres during the Cold War in 1959. ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... USS Los Angeles A submarine is a specialized watercraft that can operate underwater. ...


Litton Industries acquired Ingalls in 1961, and in 1968 expanded its facilities to the other side of the river. Ingalls reached a high point of employment in 1977, with 25,000 workers. Litton Industries was a large defense contractor in the United States, bought by the Northrop Grumman Corporation in 2001. ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ...


Ingalls also produces offshore drilling rigs and cruise ships, and has done naval projects for Egypt, Israel, and Venezuela. MV Pride of Aloha docked in Port of Nāwiliwili, Kaua‘i in the Hawaiian Islands A cruise ship, or less commonly cruise liner or luxury liner, is a passenger ship used for pleasure voyages, where the voyage itself and the amenities of the ship are considered an essential part...


In the 1950s, Ingalls attempted to enter the railroad locomotive business. They catalogued an extensive line, but only one locomotive, known as an Ingalls 4-S, was produced. It was sold to the Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Railroad. // Events and trends This map shows two essential global spheres during the Cold War in 1959. ... This is the top-level page of WikiProject trains Rail tracks Rail transport refers to the land transport of passengers and goods along railways or railroads. ... A locomotive (from lat. ... The Gulf, Mobile and Ohio (AAR reporting mark GMO) was a railroad carrier in the central United States, with its primary routes from Chicago to Mobile, Alabama and Kansas City, Missouri. ...


On 29 August 2005, Ingalls facilities were damaged by Hurricane Katrina; most of the ships in dock and construction escaped serious harm. While shipbuilding was halted for a while due to the destruction of many buildings, most vehicles and the large overhead cranes, the facility continues to run today, partly in recovery mode. Hurricane Katrina was the eleventh named tropical storm, fifth hurricane, third major hurricane, and first Category 5 hurricane of the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season. ...


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Ingalls Shipbuilding - definition of Ingalls Shipbuilding in Encyclopedia (215 words)
Ingalls Shipbuilding was a shipyard located in Pascagoula, Mississippi, originally established in 1938, and is now part of Northrop Grumman Ship Systems.
Ingalls reached a high point of employment in 1977, with 25,000 workers.
Ingalls also produces offshore drilling rigs and cruise ships, and has done naval projects for Egypt, Israel, and Venezuela.
Ingalls Shipbuilding (166 words)
Ingalls Shipbuilding is a shipyard located in Pascagoula, Mississippi, originally established in 1938, and currently named the Ingalls Operations division of Northrop-Grumman.
Ingalls is located where the Pascagoula River[?] runs into the Gulf of Mexico.
Ingalls repaired the USS Cole after it was damaged in an attack in Yemen.
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