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[Photograph of the construction of the hull of the Liberty ship John A. Campbell, J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard, Brunswick, Georgia], 1943 Apr. 21

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Title: [Photograph of the construction of the hull of the Liberty ship John A. Campbell, J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard, Brunswick, Georgia], 1943 Apr. 21
John A. Campbell
Date: 1943 Apr. 21
Description: Aerial view of the installation of bottom plates of the hull of the John A. Campbell at the J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard in Brunswick, Georgia. Workers can be seen on top of the ship. Named for Georgia-born, U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Archibald Campbell (1811-1889), the ship was the eighth constructed in Brunswick by the J.A. Jones Construction Company. Its keel was laid April 13, 1943. The ship was launched August 14, 1943 and delivered August 31, 1943.

"U.S.M.C. Hull - 1496, J.A.J. Co. Hull - 112, Keel laid - 4/13/4[3?], Photo - 4/21/43"--photograph.

Original photograph scanned by the Brunswick-Glynn County Library. Described by the Digital Library of Georgia as a part of Georgia HomePLACE: an initiative of the Georgia Public Library Service and GALILEO.

Subjects: J.A. Jones Construction Company | United States. Maritime Commission | John A. Campbell (Ship) | Liberty ships--Georgia--Brunswick | Liberty ships--Design and construction | Shipbuilding--Georgia--Brunswick | Shipyards--Georgia--Brunswick | Shipbuilding industry--Employees | Hulls (Naval architecture) | Keels | World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American | Merchant marine--United States--History--20th century | Cargo ships--United States--History--20th century | Shipbuilding--Aerial photographs | Brunswick (Ga.) | Glynn County (Ga.)
Contributors: Brunswick-Glynn County Library (Ga.). Special Collections
Online Publisher: [Athens, Ga] : Digital Library of Georgia, 2005
Original Material: Photograph held by the Special Collections, Brunswick-Glynn County Library, Three Rivers Regional Library System, J.A. Jones Construction Company collection, Photographs series, Ships under construction subseries, notebook 1, photograph 1-1.
Rights and Usage: Cite as: [title of photograph, series, subseries, notebook no, photograph number], J.A. Jones Construction Company collection, Special Collections, Brunswick-Glynn County Library, Three Rivers Regional Library System, as presented in the Digital Library of Georgia.

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Persistent Link to Item: http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/vsbg/id:jaj001

Related Institutions: Digital Library of Georgia
Brunswick-Glynn County Library. Special Collections
Collection Information: Ships for Victory: J.A. Jones Construction Company and Liberty Ships in Brunswick, Georgia