SOMERSET, Mass. – January 31, 2023 – Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation, has taken an order from the St. John’s Bar… Read More
Maryland Pilots Order New Launch from Gladding-Hearn
SOMERSET, Mass. – January 23, 2023 – The Association of Maryland Pilots has ordered its fifth Chesapeake Class launch from… Read More
60 Years of History
For more than 65 years, Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation, has built exceptional steel and aluminum commercial vessels. Located on the Taunton River in Somerset, Mass., the family-owned and operated shipyard counts more than 430 vessels built as proof . . .
The GH Process
With in-house naval architecture and engineering capabilities and a cross-trained workforce, Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation, is well-known for applying some of the most advanced shipbuilding techniques that rival many bigger yards, while still providing the personal . . .
“We have to make our customer successful first,” has been a constant mantra at Gladding-Hearn since its founding in 1955. The philosophy that nothing leaves this yard unless it’s right is best illustrated by the number of repeat . . .
Join Our Team
Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation, places a premium on our people – men and women sharing knowledge from various fields of expertise – who continually find better ways to make our worldwide shipbuilding customers successful. With support from in-house naval architecture . . .