William Fox recently spoke to a captivating audience of the Propeller Club of New York. We are thrilled to have a local author speaking to our club. A signed copy of one if his books will be given to an attendee!
About the Author:
William A. Fox, born in Newport News during the hectic shipbuilding years of World War II, is the naval architect whose research helped to restore the tug DOROTHY, Newport News Hull No. 1, in 1976. He originally researched and wrote Always Good Ships for Newport News Shipbuilding's centennial in 1986.
Mr. Fox graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute in 1965 and received his Master's Degree in Urban Studies from Old Dominion University in 1979. He worked for Newport News Shipbuilding; for Esso (Exxon) International in New York, Italy, and Spain; and for Stanwick International in Iran before retiring from Alion/JJMA in 2006. He is the author of Downtown Newport News, The James River, as well as many articles on local and maritime history.
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