William West and Ronald Bishop work on a pattern for an aircraft carrier rudder frame in the Pattern Shop.
One of the oldest cranes in the shipyard, located in the Main Machine Shop, is lowered to the shop floor to be replaced.
Towering 160 feet above the shipyard’s Power House, the brick smoke stack no longer in use by the shipyard, will soon be demolished after 100 years of service.
A shipbuilder welds in the Steel Production Facility.
While working in the Pipe Shop, J.D. Blair checks the material’s temperature before welding.
John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) pulls away from the east end of Dry Dock 12. Tug boats guided the aircraft carrier to Pier 3, where the ship will undergo additional outfitting and begin its testing program.
A shipbuilder grinds a curved plate in the Steel Production Facility.
Lendell Harris takes a precise measurement of a steel structure being manufactured for a Virginia-class submarine.
The U.S. flag flies atop the mast of a Ford-class aircraft carrier at Newport News Shipbuilding.
Graham Holland makes sparks in the Steel Production Facility.
Cranes loom over the shipyard against an overcast sky.
Joieree Dawkins uses digital work instructions while working in the Steel Production Facility.
Matthew Peters performs welding operations on the hull of Virginia-class submarine Montana (SSN 794), which is currently under construction at the shipyard.
A shipbuilder moves a pallet in the Foundry.