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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: The Use of Concrete by the Bureau of Yards and Docks, U.S. Navy
Author(s): H.R. Stanford
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 266-276
Abstract:While the subject allows a wide latitude in its treatment, the author will confine his remarks mainly to pointing out the important part which concrete and cement have palyed in the building of the dry docks of the Navy. Looking back to the early period of our country's naval history, the conditions will be touched upon that gave rise to the construction of the first naval dry docks.
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