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Name Shipbuilding - Belair Shipyard
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Image of 2013.040.001 - 1943 Belair Shipyard View of Six Basins

2013.040.001 - 1943 Belair Shipyard View of Six Basins

1943 Belair Shipyard View of Six Basins. Black and white copy photograph dated February 8, 1943 from the US National Archives. Image depicts six basins surrounded by scaffolding with ship forms being constructed in the center of each. Water sits just outside the basins which are surrounded by dirt roads on the inland portion. Cars, lumber are visible in front of the basins while what appears to be a thin peninsula is visible in the background. White text below image reads, "VIEW OF SIX BASINS BELAIR SHIPYARD. U.S. MARITIME COMMISSION CONTRACT. No. M. C. C. 7857 / BARRETT & HILP. CONTRACTORS. FEBRUARY 8, 1943 / 142"

Image of 2013.040.002 - c. 1943 Belair Shipyard View of Superstructure Being Formed

2013.040.002 - c. 1943 Belair Shipyard View of Superstructure Being Formed

c. 1943 Belair Shipyard View of Superstructure Being Formed. Black and white copy photograph from the US National Archives. Image depicts three ships being built inside scaffolding with the basin of the ship in the foreground clearly visible. There is a crane and water in the background. Ship is mostly complete with workers appearing to be on the top level. "VIEW OF SUPERSTRUCTURE BEING FORMED, ALSO OUTSIDE FORMS BEING MOVED OUTBOUND. PREPATORY TO LAUNCHING, / NOTE BREAK IN FRAMEWORK AT FRAME No. 55 'FANTAIL.' USMC. CONTRACT M. C. C. 7857 BARRETT & HILP BELAIR SHIPYARD" (white text below image); "178-PA-II-17 / Please Credit / US National Archives / Photo Reproduction by Photo

Image of 2013.040.003 - c. 1943 Belair Shipyard Concrete Dock Being Poured

2013.040.003 - c. 1943 Belair Shipyard Concrete Dock Being Poured

c. 1943 Belair Shipyard Concrete Dock Being Poured. Black and white copyprint from the US National Archives Belair Shipyard Collection. Image shows smooth concrete in the foreground with two tubular pipes and a row of wooden dowels. Beyond the smooth concrete, several workers in hard hats are standing on a medal grid and there is a clam-type unit of machinery in the center. Lumber, lighting fixtures, a crane and water are visible in the background. "CONCRETE DOCK BEING POURED. NOTE THE STIFFNESS OF THE CONCRETE STANDING WELL ABOVE THE EDGE OF THE BUCKET. DOWELS AND CURB IN FOREGROUND ARE FOR THE SUPERSTRUCTURE. U.S.M.C. CONTRACT NO. M.C.C. 7857 BARRETT & HILP, BELAIR SHIPYARD" (white

Image of 2013.040.004 - c. 1943 Belair Shipyard Deck Steel is in Place and Final Tacking is Being Done

2013.040.004 - c. 1943 Belair Shipyard Deck Steel is in Place and Final Tacking is Being Done

c. 1943 Belair Shipyard Deck Steel is in Place and Final Tacking is Being Done. Black and white copyprint from the US National Archives Belair Shipyard Collection. Image shows several women wearing pants, jackets and bandanas on their heads standing on a metal grid on top of the ship, some of whom are welding. Men in hard hats can be seen in the background on the other side of the ship. "DECK STEEL IS IN PLACE AND FINAL TACKING IS BEING DONE. NOTE THAT MOST OF THE WELDERS ARE WOMEN. USMC CONTRAC / MCC 7857 BARRETT & HILP BELAIR SHIPYARD" (printed below image in white letters); Input restriction on accession. "178-PA-II-15 / Please Credit / US National Archives / Photo Reproduct

Image of 2013.040.005 - c. 1943 Belair Shipyard View of Colma Creek Showing Levee and Spillway

2013.040.005 - c. 1943 Belair Shipyard View of Colma Creek Showing Levee and Spillway

c. 1943 Belair Shipyard View of Colma Creek Showing Levee and Spillway. Black and white copyprint from the US National Archives Belair Shipyard Collection. Image depicts Colma Creek with a dirt road to the right, rocky gravel in the foreground and along the back bank and a field to the left and beyond the creek. In the far distance are two dredges. White text below image reads, "VIEW OF COLMA CREEK SHOWING LEVEE AND SPILLWAY. TWO CLAMSHELLS IN DISTANCE BUILDING LEVEES EAST OF TURNING BASIN. / ALL AREAS BETWEEN LEVEES TO BE FILLED WITH MATERIAL DREDGED FROM TURNING BASIN AND CHANNEL. / USMC. CONTRACT M. C. C. 7857 BARRETT & HILP BELAIR SHIPYARD." "178-PA-II-02 / Please Credit / US

Image of 2013.040.006 - c. 1943 Belair Shipyard The Paint Dock

2013.040.006 - c. 1943 Belair Shipyard The Paint Dock

c. 1943 Belair Shipyard The Paint Dock. Black and white copyprint from the US National Archives Belair Shipyard Collection. Image depicts scaffolding around a large ship with a dirt road or field in the foreground. There is a stairway leading up the the top of the ship which is gray and white with black sections at the top. Workers in hard hats are standing at the topmost levels. There are stacks of lumber next to the scaffolding at the foot of the stairs. White text below image reads, "THE PAINT DOCK - IN WHICH CONCRETE REPAIRS BELOW LIGHT SHIP WATER LINE. PAINTING, INSTALLATION OF FENDERS AND MOST OF THE OUTFITTING WAS DONE. USMC. CONTRACT M. C. C. 7857 BARRETT & HIP BELAIR SHIPYAR

Image of 2013.040.007 - c. 1943 Belair Shipyard Looking Aft Placing a Longitudinal Bar

2013.040.007 - c. 1943 Belair Shipyard Looking Aft Placing a Longitudinal Bar

c. 1943 Belair Shipyard Looking Aft Placing a Longitudinal Bar. Black and white copyprint from the US National Archives Belair Shipyard Collection. Image shows workers in hard hats standing on a metal grid on the interior of a ship with very tall numbered walls on either side. There are perpendicular bars extending from wall sections. A ladder/platform unit is at center left. A long pole extends the length of the center of the ship and workers are lined up in a crescent holding a rope or curved pipe. White text below image reads, "LOOKING AFT. PLACING A LONGITUDINAL BAR AFTER IT HAS BEEN DRAGGED IN FROM THE STORAGE YARD ALONG THE CHANNEL / IRON TROUGH. CENTER RIGHT OF THE KEELSON.

Image of 2013.040.008 - c. 1943 Belair Shipyard Steel Fabricating and Assembly Yard

2013.040.008 - c. 1943 Belair Shipyard Steel Fabricating and Assembly Yard

c. 1943 Belair Shipyard Steel Fabricating and Assembly Yard. Black and white copyprint from the US National Archives Belair Shipyard Collection. Image depicts a large yard interspersed with buildings and large areas of metal piping and/or lumber. Dirt roads go between each area and there are a few figures depicted throughout and a black pick-up depicted to the left in front of a building. White text below image reads, "STEEL FABRICATING & ASSEMBLY YARD. FORM FABRICATING AND MOLD LOFT IN UPPER LEFT. USMC. CONTRACT M. C. C. 7857 / BARRETT & HILP BELAIR SHIPYARD." "178-PA-II-09 / Please Credit / US National Archives / Photo Reproduction by Photo Response / 301-529-7119/joe@photo

Image of 2013.040.009 - c. 1943 Belair Shipyard View Looking Forward Showing Construction of Outside Forms

2013.040.009 - c. 1943 Belair Shipyard View Looking Forward Showing Construction of Outside Forms

c. 1943 Belair Shipyard View Looking Forward Showing Construction of Outside Forms. Black and white copyprint from the US National Archives Belair Shipyard Collection. Image depicts wooden construction of forms. Large wooden beams are in the foreground where the forms are being framed. In the background the framed pieces are covered with a smooth surface and the forms are complete. There are figures and stacks of lumber and metal on the floor of the ship. White text beneath image reads, "VIEW LOOKING FORWARD SHOWING CONSTRUCTION OF OUTSIDE FORMS. USMC CONTRACT M. C. C. 7857 BARRETT & HILP / BELAIR SHIPYARD." "178-PA-II-07 / Please Credit / US National Archives / Photo Reproduct

Image of 2013.040.010 - c. 1943 Belair Shipyard Forms Are Being Stripped after Completing Side Shell Pour

2013.040.010 - c. 1943 Belair Shipyard Forms Are Being Stripped after Completing Side Shell Pour

c. 1943 Belair Shipyard Forms Are Being Stripped after Completing Side Shell Pour. Black and white copyprint from the US National Archives Belair Shipyard Collection. Image depicts figures in hard hats standing on cross sections spanning the width of the ship. Bear metal rebar spikes extend up from the concrete all along the edge. What appears to be a completed ship is visible in the background to the left. White text beneath image reads, "FORMS ARE BEING STRIPPED AFTER COMPLETING SIDE SHELL POUR. THE FORWARD FLAT IS IN FOREGROUND. / USMC CONTRACT M. C. C. 7857 BARRETT & HILP BELAIR SHIPYARD." "178-PA-II-13 / Please Credit / US National Archives / Photo Reproduction by Photo Res

Image of 2013.040.011 - c. 1943 Belair Shipyard Looking Aft with Steel for the Bottom and Side Shell in Place

2013.040.011 - c. 1943 Belair Shipyard Looking Aft with Steel for the Bottom and Side Shell in Place

c. 1943 Belair Shipyard Looking Aft with Steel for the Bottom and Side Shell in Place. Black and white copy print from the US National Archives Belair Shipyard Collection. Image depicts rebar extending up the sides of the interior of the ship form. Multiple sections of metal scaffolding extends across the width of the entire interior of the ship. There is wooden decking a railing above and along the outside edge of the ship. White text below image reads, "LOOKING AFT. STEEL FOR THE BOTTOM AND SIDE SHELL IS IN PLACE. FORMS FOR THE BOTTOM POUR ARE INSTALLED AND SOME / OF THE POURING PLATFORMS ARE IN PLACE. APPROXIMATELY 70% OF ALL REINFORCING STEEL WAS PLACED BEFORE ANY CONCRETE / W

Image of 2013.040.012 - c. 1943 Belair Shipyard Dock No 7 Paint Dock

2013.040.012 - c. 1943 Belair Shipyard Dock No 7 Paint Dock

c. 1943 Belair Shipyard Dock No 7 Paint Dock. Black and white copy print from the US National Archives Belair Shipyard Collection. Image depicts a wooden squared-out dry dock with water in the background, a fence with a mound of dirt in front of it in the foreground and dirt fields on either side. White text below image reads, "DOCK No. 7 PAINT DOCK.WHEN BARGE IS IN DOCK THERE IS 4 FT. WORKING ROOM BELOW SHIP. USMC. CONTRACT M. C. C. 7857 / BARRETT & HILP BELAIR SHIPYARD." "178-PA-II-04 / Please Credit / US National Archives / Photo Reproduction by Photo Response / 301-529-7119/joe@photoresponse.com" (sticker affixed to back).

Image of 2013.040.013 - c. 1943 Belair Shipyard 12 Inch Water Line Form Nearing Completion

2013.040.013 - c. 1943 Belair Shipyard 12 Inch Water Line Form Nearing Completion

c. 1943 Belair Shipyard 12 Inch Water Line Form Nearing Completion. Black and white copy print from the US National Archives Belair Shipyard Collection. Image depicts a rectangle of vertical wooden boards with a large recessed flat area in the center upon which is flat framing in the shape of the bottom of a ship. A hood of a car is in the foreground; the photographer was probably standing on the car's roof. The car is parked on dirt in front of the dock or bay and a white sign with black letters mounted to wooden vertical boards on the left reads, "DOCK #2." White text below image reads, "12" WATERINE FORM NEARING COMPLETION 5/8 PLYWOOD READY FOR INSTALLATION. USMC. CONTRACT M. C. C.

Image of 2013.040.014 - c. 1943 Belair Shipyard Complete Construction Dock

2013.040.014 - c. 1943 Belair Shipyard Complete Construction Dock

c. 1943 Belair Shipyard Complete Construction Dock. Black and white copy print from the US National Archives Belair Shipyard Collection. Image depicts a large rectangular bay or dock surrounded by large vertical wooden boards. It has a flat recessed center upon which are workers in hard hats and stacks of lumber. Some lumber appears to be being placed over the flat surface in a grid-like formation. The hood of a car is in the foreground; the photographer was probably standing on the car's roof. In the background to the right is a large crane or dredge. White text below image reads, "COMPLETE CONSTRUCTION DOCK. FORMING FOR 12 INCH WATERLINE. GATE FORMS ARE STILL IN PLACE. DREDGE 'SAN

Image of 2013.040.015 - c. 1943 Belair Shipyard View Looking North East Across Channel Site and a Portion of Turning Basin

2013.040.015 - c. 1943 Belair Shipyard View Looking North East Across Channel Site and a Portion of Turning Basin

c. 1943 Belair Shipyard View Looking North East Across Channel Site and a Portion of Turning Basin. Black and white copy print from the US National Archives Belair Shipyard Collection. Image depicts a dredge at back center in front of a slough with a small island in the center. A dirt field or road is in the foreground with tire prints from some type of tractor. White text below image reads, "VIEW LOOKING NORTH EAST ACROSS CHANNEL SITE AND A PORTION OF TURNING BASIN. TWO CLAMSHELLS IN FOREGROUND / BUILDING LEVEES FOR FILL. SUCTION DREDGE 'SAN PEDRO' IN DISTANCE STARTING TO DREDGE CHANNEL. USMC. CONTRACT / M. C. C. 7857 BARRETT & HILP BELAIR SHIPYARD." "178-PA-II-03/ Please Credit