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Catalog Number 2013.040.010
Title c. 1943 Belair Shipyard Forms Are Being Stripped after Completing Side Shell Pour
Photographer Photo Response
Collection Archival Collection
Object Name Copy, Reprographic
Category Photographs
Date c. 1943
Description 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 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-13 / Please Credit / US National Archives / Photo Reproduction by Photo Response / 301-529-7119/joe@photoresponse.com" (sticker affixed to back)