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[Photograph of the Liberty ship F. Southall Farrar under construction, J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard, Brunswick, Georgia], 1944 May 23

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Title: [Photograph of the Liberty ship F. Southall Farrar under construction, J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard, Brunswick, Georgia], 1944 May 23
F. Southall Farrar
Date: 1944 May 23
Description: Aerial view of the construction of the hull of the F. Southall Farrar at the J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard in Brunswick, Georgia. This shot allows a view straight through the ship's framework. Workers are visible on the inside of the ship, at the ship's stern, and on the dock below. The lower right corner of the photograph is cloudy. Named for Virginia 4-H organizer J. Southall Farrar (1871-1940), the F. Southall Farrar was the forty-sixth ship built by the J.A. Jones Construction Company in Brunswick, Georgia. Its keel was laid May 22, 1944. The ship was launched July 4, 1944 and delivered July 20, 1944.

"U.S.M.C. Hull - 2365, J.A.J. Co. Hull - 150, Keel Laid - 5/22/44, 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 | F. Southall Farrar (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 | 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 1-21.
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:jaj021

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