[Photograph of the Liberty ship Augustine B. McManus under construction, J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard, Brunswick, Georgia], 1944 May 24
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|Title:||[Photograph of the Liberty ship Augustine B. McManus under construction, J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard, Brunswick, Georgia], 1944 May 24|
Augustine B. McManus
|Date:||1944 May 24|
|Description:||Aerial view of the construction of the Augustine B. McManus at the J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard in Brunswick, Georgia. This photograph is taken along the broad side of the ship from the stern. A crane is hoisted above the ship; ladders and scaffolding have been built around the ship. Workers can be seen on the top of ship, on the walkways, and on the dock below. The forty-second ship built by the J.A. Jones Construction Company in Brunswick, Georgia, the Augustine B. McManus had its keel laid April 21, 1944. The ship was launched June 10, 1944 and delivered June 24, 1944.|
"U.S.M.C. Hull - 2361, J.A.J. Co. Hull - 146, Keel Laid - 4/21/44, 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 | Augustine B. McManus (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 | Ladders | 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 1-14.|
|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:jaj014|
|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|