SHIPBUILDING: Speed on Terminal Island

U.S. shipyards boosted deliveries to a walloping 731,900 deadweight tons in June, five times what they were a year ago and 15% above the 632,000-ton May record. This was the first time U.S. shipbuilders had ever passed one-twelfth of this year's 8,000,000-ton goal.

For this progress a big bouquet must go to little-known California Shipbuilding Corp. Sprawled on Terminal Island in Los Angeles Harbor, Calship delivered 15 fat cargo ships in June-almost one-quarter of the whole U.S. total and an alltime world's record. Best the fabulous Hog Island yard ever did was eight...

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