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[Photograph of the Liberty ship Samlorian under construction (second view), J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard, Brunswick, Georgia], 1944 Apr. 21

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Title: [Photograph of the Liberty ship Samlorian under construction (second view), J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard, Brunswick, Georgia], 1944 Apr. 21
Samlorian (2nd view)
Date: 1944 Apr. 21
Description: Aerial view of the construction of the Samlorian at the J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard in Brunswick, Georgia. Scaffolding and elevated walkways have been laid alongside the top levels of the ship. Workers can be seen along the top of ship. Much of the propulsion machinery had been installed. The shaft tunnel is visible. The bulkheads and decks are being added. One of the "SAM" ships lent to Great Britain under lend lease terms, the Samlorian was the thirty-ninth ship built by the J.A. Jones Construction Company in Brunswick, Georgia. Its keel was laid April 21, 1944. The ship was launched May 14, 1944 and delivered May 26, 1944.

"U.S.M.C. Hull - 2358, J.A.J. Co. Hull - 143, Keel Laid - 4/1/44, Photo - 4/21/44."--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 | Samlorian (Ship) | Liberty ships--Georgia--Brunswick | Liberty ships--Design and construction | Shipbuilding--Georgia--Brunswick | Shipyards--Georgia--Brunswick | Shipbuilding industry--Employees | Hulls (Naval architecture) | World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American | Merchant marine--United States--History--20th century | Cargo ships--United States--History--20th century | Temporary structures (Building) | Scaffolding | Cranes, derricks, etc.--Georgia--Brunswick | Docks--Georgia--Brunswick | 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 1-11.
Rights and Usage: Cite as: [title of photograph, series, subseries, notebook number, 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:jaj011

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