Bath Iron Works’ extensive history is documented in many different mediums, from books to museums. Below is a list of resources to learn more about our shipyard.


  • Bath Iron Works: The First Hundred Years, by Ralph L. Snow
  • Images of America: Bath Iron Works, by Andrew C. Toppan
  • Cradle of Ships, by Garnett Laidlaw
  • The Yard: Building a Destroyer at the Bath Iron Works, by Micheal S. Sanders


Museums and Memorials

  • Maine Maritime Museum in Bath, Maine – Learn More
  • USS Edson (DD-946) Museum Ship, Saginaw Valley Naval Ship Museum in Bay City, Michigan – Learn More
  • USS Laffey (DD-724) Museum Ship, Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina – Learn More
  • SS Jeremiah O’Brien Museum Ship, National Liberty Ship Memorial in San Francisco, California – Learn More
  • Smithsonian Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. – Learn More
  • Liberty Ship Memorial in South Portland, Maine – Learn More

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