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WWII Industrial Facilities: Authorized Federally Funded Facilities

Rhode Island
City Operator Product Type War Product or Service
Ashton Owens Corning Fiberglass Corp New plant Fibrous glass yarns, tapes, roving and cloth staple fibrous glass,textiles
Bristol U S Rubber Co insulated wire insulated wire and cable
Bristol U S Rubber Co insulated wire insulated wire and cable
Coddington Cove U S Government, Navy Department, Torpedo Stations torpedoes torpedoes
Cranston Atlantic Tubing and Rubber Co Rubber products Rubber soles
Cranston Grinnel Corp Tube Fittings Aircraft tube fittings
Cranston Standard Machinery Co Machine tools Traversing mechanisms, 90mm .gun mounts, gun mounts
Cranston Standard Machinery Co Machine tools Roller path assemblies for gun mounts
Cranston Standard Machinery Co Machine tools Shell banding machines
Cranston Standard Machinery Co Machine tools Roller path assemblies for 40mm.a.a.gun mounts
Newport U S Government, Navy Department, Torpedo Stations Torpedoes and parts Torpedoes and parts
Pawtucket General Cable Corp Electric wire and cable Electric wire and cable
Pawtucket United Aircraft Corp, Hamilton Standard Propeller Div new plant aircraft propellers
Pawtucket Woods S A Machine Co shells, 75 MM HE shells, 75 MM HE
Providence American Bosch Corp New plant Diesel fuel injection equipment
Providence American Oerlikon Gazda Corp Oerlikon guns, 20mm Oerlikon guns, 20mm
Providence Brown and Sharpe Mfg Co Machine tools Machine tools and attachments, Machinists tool, Cutters, Gray iron castings, Miscellaneous
Providence Franklin Machinery Foundry Co Tex tile machinery Propulsion engines, pumps, gunsights, billeting, coring, repair parts for billet assembly
Providence General Insulated Wire Co Inc Insulated wire and cable Field telephone wire
Providence Gorham Mfg Co Silverware Cartridge cases
Providence Meller Adolph Co Jewel bearing and blank for jewel bearings Jewel bearing and blank for jewel bearings
Providence Rhode Island Tool Co Screw machine products torpedo tools, wrenches and drop forgings, anchor chains
Providence Standard Machinery Co gun mount bearing assemblies, 40mm gun mount bearing assemblies, 40mm
Providence Walsh-Kaiser Co Inc cargo ships, EC2, combat loaded cargo, frigates cargo ships, EC2, combat loaded cargo, frigates
Westerly Cottrell C B Sons and Co Thrust bearings Thrust bearings
Westerly Cottrell C B Sons and Co Ordnance material Ordnance material
Woonsocket American Wringer Co Inc Rubber products Shot 3" A P, Shot 57 MM A P
Woonsocket Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co Rubber targets Rubber targets
Woonsocket Taft Pierce Mfg Co machine tools Gauges, chucks, and special machine tools
Woonsocket Taft Pierce Mfg Co machine tools Gauges, chucks, and special machine tools
Woonsocket Woonsocket Spinning Co Inc Woolen manufactures cloth