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Catalog Number 2013.040.002
Title c. 1943 Belair Shipyard View of Superstructure Being Formed
Photographer Photo Response
Collection Archival Collection
Object Name Copy, Reprographic
Category Photographs
Date c. 1943
Description 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 Response / 301-529-7119/joe@photoresponse.com" (sticker affixed to back).
Place South San Francisco, CA
Event World War II
Subjects Ships
Concrete products industry
Construction
Barges
World War II
Search Terms World War II
World War Two
WWII
Shipbuilding
Shipbuilding - Belair Shipyard
Belair Shipyard
Concrete Ships & Barges
South San Francisco
Copyright "178-PA-II-17 / Please Credit / US National Archives / Photo Reproduction by Photo Response / 301-529-7119/joe@photoresponse.com" (sticker affixed to back)