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  2. Newport News Shipbuilding - Wikipedia

    Founded as the Chesapeake Dry Dock and Construction Co. in 1886, Newport News Shipbuilding has built more than 800 ships, including both naval and commercial ships. Located in the city of Newport News, Virginia, its facilities span more than 550 acres (2.2 km 2 ).

  3. Virginia Port Authority - Wikipedia

    East coast ports from Wilmington, North Carolina north to New York City, notably including facilities at Norfolk, Portsmouth and Newport News on the harbor of Hampton Roads, currently receive extensive intermodal shipping container traffic.

  4. Newport News, Virginia - Wikipedia,_Virginia

    1497043 [4] Website. Newport News ( / ˌnuːpɔːrt -, - pərt -/) [6] is an independent city in southeastern Virginia, United States. At the 2020 census, the population was 186,247. [5] Located in the Hampton Roads region, it is the fifth-most populous city in Virginia and 140th-most populous city in the United States.

  5. Amazon raises free shipping minimum for some non-Prime ... - AOL

    Amazon is raising its free shipping threshold for some customers. To qualify for free shipping, non-Prime members typically have to purchase an order totaling at least $25.

  6. List of passenger ships built in the United States - Wikipedia

    William Cramp & Sons, Philadelphia. Scrapped 1963. Commandeered by US Navy prior to launch for World War I, entered passenger service in 1920. 1920s. SS President Roosevelt. 1922. United States Line. New York Shipbuilding of Camden, New Jersey. Scrapped 1948.

  7. Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility - Wikipedia

    Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (TJNAF), commonly called Jefferson Lab or JLab, is a US Department of Energy National Laboratory located in Newport News, Virginia.

  8. History of Newport News, Virginia - Wikipedia

    Newport News has a long history dating back to the days of Jamestown, Virginia. The area which is now the city of Newport News has existed under different names and forms including Elizabeth Cittie, Warwick River Shire, Warwick County, Virginia, Warwick City, and the current independent city of Newport News .

  9. USS Felix Taussig - Wikipedia

    USS Felix Taussig (Id. No. 2282) at anchor in 1918 or 1919, dressed overall and painted in pattern camouflage. USS Felix Taussig (ID-2282) was a cargo ship in commission in the United States Navy from 1918 to 1919. She saw service during World War I. Prior to her U.S. Navy service, she operated as the American commercial cargo ship SS Felix ...

  10. USS President Polk - Wikipedia

    USS President Polk (AP-103) was a President Jackson-class attack transport in the service of the United States Navy during World War II.. President Polk was laid down by the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company of Newport News, Virginia (MC hull 110) 7 October 1940; launched 28 June 1941; sponsored by Miss Patricia Kennedy.

  11. Category:Ships built in Newport News, Virginia - Wikipedia

    Categories: Newport News, Virginia. Ships built in Virginia. Ships by city of construction. Hidden categories: Template Category TOC via CatAutoTOC on category with 201–300 pages. CatAutoTOC generates standard Category TOC.