Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (U.S.)
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
The bulk of these records deal with defense-related issues pertaining to Maine. Files on the Loring Air Force base, Maine Maritime Academy, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Brunswick Naval Air Station, and Bath Iron Works may be found here, and they outline specific issues and problems, such as the presence of asbestos at Loring and radiation at Portsmouth.
1322 Ansel Stevens, interviewed by Pamela Webber, April 12, 1980, Wells, Maine. Stevens discusses his childhood in Wells during the 1930s and 40s; working as a firefighter for the Navy and then Portsmouth Naval Shipyard; his preference for his wife not to work outside the home; the Great Depression on his family’s farm; and the introduction of new saws to the Maine woods. Text: 26 pp. transcript. Recording: T 1441 1 hour. mfc_na1322_t1441_01, mfc_na1322_t1441_02