The War Emergency Act of 1917-1918, allowed Pennsylvanis's Hog Island Shipyard to build merchant ships, which the company's employees did faster than any other shipyard at that time.


A huge crowd is celebrating the launching of a finished ship.
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The War Emergency Act of 1917-1918, allowed Pennsylvanis's Hog Island Shipyard to build merchant ships, which the company's employees did faster than any other shipyard at that time.