N e w Book Accounts Histories of 500 Ships Built By Newport News

A new hardcover book, "Always Good Ships," takes a retrospective look at Newport News Shipbuilding, listing and describing the colorful histories of more than 500 ships built by the famous Virginia shipyard during its first century of operation. Author William A. Fox, a naval architect and native of Newport News, Va., has compiled a biography of each vessel—technical information and narrative accounts— along with over 240 photographs to bring the history of the shipyard alive.

"Always Good Ships" is published by the Donning Company in a limited hardback edition of 1,500 copies, numbered and signed by the author.

The 387-page hardback book is priced at $29.95 and available only from the publisher. For your copy write: The Donning Company, Attention: "Always Good Ships," 5659 Virginia Beach Blvd., Norfolk, Va. 23502. Add $3 per order to the above price for shipping, handling and insurance. Virginia residents should add $1 per book for sales tax, or for additional information

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