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[Photograph of the Liberty ship William B. Woods under construction, J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard, Brunswick, Georgia, 1943 Mar. 24]

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Title: [Photograph of the Liberty ship William B. Woods under construction, J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard, Brunswick, Georgia, 1943 Mar. 24]
Hull 1490
Date: 1943 Mar. 24
Description: View of the hull of the Liberty ship William B. Woods under construction at the J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyards in Brunswick, Georgia. Much of the hull and superstructure are complete. Scaffolding is visible on either side of the ship, and workers are visible on top of the ship and along elevated walkways on the right side of the ship. Named for former North Carolina treasurer Donald W. Bain (d. 1892), the ship was the second constructed in Brunswick by the J.A. Jones Construction Company. Its keel was laid July 21, 1942. The ship was launched April 7, 1943 and delivered May 31, 1943.

"U.S.M.C. Hull - 1490, J.A.J. Hull - 106, Keel laid - 7/21/4[3], Photo 3/[24?/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 | William B. Woods (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 | Scaffolding | Temporary structures (Building) | 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 1-2.
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
Persistent Link to Item: http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/vsbg/id:jaj002

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