Fifty escort aircraft carriers were mass-produced at Henry J Kaiser’s Vancouver Shipyard in Washington State and are dubbed the Kaiser Carriers. The Kaiser input into shipbuilding during the Second World War with yards built on the Columbia River in the which employed 40,000 and luckily were able to use hydroelectric power from two dam projects built during the Great Depression. An incredible 141 military ships were built in just 44 months: 10 Liberty variants, 30 tank landing ships (LST), 50 Kaiser Class escort carriers, 31 attack transports (APA), 12 troop transports (AP) and two floating drydocks. Paperback 6 x 9 inches. Author Fred WestPages 136

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