Barge built to help deliver Columbia-class subs arrives at Electric Boat

1 Dec 2021

Maritime Industry

A 400-foot barge built to help deliver Columbia-class ballistic missile submarines arrived Monday at Electric Boat, the prime contractor for the submarines.

The new Ocean Transport Barge Holland, constructed by Bollinger Shipyards of Lockport, La., was named after John Holland, the Irish-born immigrant who designed the first submarine purchased by the Navy. The original Holland was built at EB and delivered in 1900.

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