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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian03 Mar 2022 11:48 p.m. PST

The Savage Shipyards and Port Cargill in Minnesota during WWII.

…Among the vessels needed were tanker ships called auxiliary oilers and gasoline haulers (AOGs). The Navy, still worried about Japanese attacks on the West Coast, found that inland shipyards were desirable. And Minneapolis-based Cargill company was ready to help meet the desire…

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Personal logo Dye4minis Supporting Member of TMP07 Mar 2022 9:14 p.m. PST

A really interesting story. Thanks for sharing.

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