Grad Student Shop

  • Located in 1-313; enter thru 1-307
  • Training course available for novices – must follow Institute safety guidelines
  • Can be used for research, class and private projects.
  • Staffed during the day; can be used at night with two people.
  • Contact Pierce Hayward for more info ( and to gain access, or just stop by.
  • Shop is patterned after the shop on USS BB59, The Massachusetts, berthed in Fall River, Ma.  The parallel to BB59 is the shop is partially equipped to allow repairs, prototyping and some projects, until the ship or project gets into port where more formal facilities are located. The shop is available when other shops are closed.

USS BB59 MachineShop