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Catalog Number 2013.040.001
Title 1943 Belair Shipyard View of Six Basins
Photographer Photo Response
Collection Archival Collection
Object Name Copy, Reprographic
Category Photographs
Date February 8, 1943
Description 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"
Place South San Francisco, CA
Event World War II
Subjects Ships
Concrete products industry
World War II
Search Terms World War II
World War Two
Shipbuilding - Belair Shipyard
Belair Shipyard
Concrete Ships & Barges
South San Francisco
Copyright "178-PA-II-01 / Please Credit / US National Archives / Photo Reproduction by Photo Response / 301-529-7119/" (sticker affixed to back)