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  2. Newport News Shipbuilding - Wikipedia

    Newport News Shipbuilding. Coordinates: 36°59′31″N76°26′42″W36.99208°N 76.44507°W. Aerial view of the Newport News shipyard in 1994. Visible in the drydocks are USS Long Beach and USNS Gilliland. Newport News Shipbuilding ( NNS ), a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, is the sole designer, builder, and refueler of aircraft ...

  3. Virginia Port Authority - Wikipedia

    Newport News Marine Terminal. Newport News Marine Terminal is the smallest of the four facilities, with a land area of 140.64 acres (0.5691 km 2). The terminal has a forty-five-foot-deep main channel. The terminal is serviced by 42,720 feet (13,020 m) of rail track and four container cranes. Two berths handle cruise vessels and breakbulk cargo.

  4. Newport News, Virginia - Wikipedia,_Virginia

    Newport News (/ ˌ n uː p ɔːr t-,-p ər t-/) is an independent city in southeastern Virginia, United States.At the 2020 census, the population was 186,247. 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

    To qualify for free shipping, non-Prime members typically have to purchase an order totaling at least $25. On Monday, the e-commerce giant said it has raised that minimum to $35.

  6. Cosulich Line - Wikipedia

    In 1902, William Burell left the company and sold his shares to the Cosulich brothers. The share capital was increased, 14 ships were taken over from the Cosulich shipping company and in 1903 the company was renamed Unione Austriaca di Navigazione già Austro-Americana e Fratelli Cosulich Società Anonima or the Austro-American line.

  7. 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.

  8. Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility - Wikipedia

    Schematic of the accelerator and the experimental halls after the 12 GeV energy upgrade. /  37.09472°N 76.48167°W  / 37.09472; -76.48167. 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. [1]

  9. History of Newport News, Virginia - Wikipedia

    During the 17th century, shortly after establishment of Jamestown, Virginia, in 1607, English settlers and explorers began settling the areas adjacent to Hampton Roads. In 1610, Sir Thomas Gates took possession of a nearby Native American village which became known as Kecoughtan . In 1619, the area of Newport News was included in one of four ...