[Photograph of the Liberty ship W.P. Few under construction (second view), J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard, Brunswick, Georgia], 1944 May 24
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|Title:||[Photograph of the Liberty ship W.P. Few under construction (second view), J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard, Brunswick, Georgia], 1944 May 24|
W.P. Few (2nd view)
|Date:||1944 May 24|
|Description:||Aerial view of the construction of the W.P. Few at the J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard in Brunswick, Georgia featuring the partially completed bow. Walkways, ladders and scaffolding have been built around the ship. Workers are visible on the top and along the sides of the ship, as well as on the docks below. Named for the first president of Duke University William Preston Few (1867-1940), the W.P. Few was the forty-fourth ship built by the J.A. Jones Construction Company in Brunswick, Georgia. Its keel was laid May 1, 1944. The ship was launched June 22, 1944 and delivered July 3, 1944.|
"U.S.M.C. Hull - 2363, J.A.J. Co. Hull - 148, Keel Laid - 5/1/44, Photo - 5/24/44"--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 | W.P. Few (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 1-18.|
|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:jaj018|
|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|