Rouge plant

Naval trainees at Ford Rouge Plant

Rouge naval school trained WWII sailors in skilled trades

As the world was becoming engulfed in war in 1940, The Ford Motor Co. pitched in and helped establish the United States Naval Service Training School at the Rouge plant in Dearborn. By the time the school closed in May of 1946 it had trained more than 22,000 young sailors to repair engines, both diesel … Continue Reading →