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[Photograph of the Liberty ship Donald W. Bain under construction, J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard, Brunswick, Georgia], 1944 May 23

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Title: [Photograph of the Liberty ship Donald W. Bain under construction, J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard, Brunswick, Georgia], 1944 May 23
Donald W. Bain
Date: 1944 May 23
Description: Aerial view of the construction of the Liberty ship Donald W. Bain at the J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard in Brunswick, Georgia taken from near the stern. Scaffolding and elevated walkways have been laid alongside the top levels of the ship. Scaffolding is also visible on both sides next to the ship. Workers can be seen on the top of ship and along the walkways. The gun emplacements are prominently featured in the photograph. Named for former North Carolina treasurer Donald W. Bain (d. 1892), the ship was the forty-first constructed in Brunswick by the J.A. Jones Construction Company. Its keel was laid April 17, 1944. The ship was launched May 25, 1944 and delivered June 17, 1944.

"U.S.M.C. Hull - 2360, J.A.J. Co. Hull - 145, Keel Laid - 4/17/44, Photo - 5/23/44"--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 | Donald W. Bain (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 1-12.
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:jaj012

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