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50 Years of History

For more than 60 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 417 vessels built as proof . . .

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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 . . .

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Customers

“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 . . .

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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 . . .

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