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[Photograph of Mrs. I. M. Aiken christening the Liberty ship George W. Crawford, J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard, Brunswick, Georgia, 1944 Jan. 1?]

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Title: [Photograph of Mrs. I. M. Aiken christening the Liberty ship George W. Crawford, J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard, Brunswick, Georgia, 1944 Jan. 1?]
Christening the George W. Crawford
Date: 1944 Jan. 1
Description: Mrs. I. M. Aiken christening the bow of the George W. Crawford, at a ceremonial Liberty ship launching, held in the shipyard of the J.A. Jones Construction Company in Brunswick, Georgia. Men in the background look on. Named for U.S. Representative, Georgia Governor, and Secretary of War under Taylor George Walker Crawford (1798-1872), the ship was the twenty-second constructed in Brunswick by the J.A. Jones Construction Company. Its keel was laid November 16, 1943. The ship was launched January 1, 1944 and delivered January 13, 1944.

"22-8"--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 | George W. Crawford (Ship) | Aiken, I. M., Mrs. | Liberty ships--Georgia--Brunswick | Ships--Launching | Shipbuilding--Georgia--Brunswick | Shipyards--Georgia--Brunswick | Rites and ceremonies--Georgia--Brunswick | United States--Social life and customs | World War, 1939-1945--War work | Champagne (Wine) | Wine bottles--Georgia--Brunswick | 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, Ship launchings subseries, notebook 1, photograph 1-33.
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:jaj033

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