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[Photograph of Mrs. J. Melville Broughton christening the Liberty ship Donald W. Bain, J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard, Brunswick, Georgia, 1944 May 25?]

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Title: [Photograph of Mrs. J. Melville Broughton christening the Liberty ship Donald W. Bain, J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard, Brunswick, Georgia, 1944 May 25?]
Mrs J. Melville Broughton christening the Donald W. Bain
Date: 1944 May 25
Description: Mrs. J. Melville Broughton, wife of Governor Joseph Melville Broughton of North Carolina, is poised with a bottle of champagne, ready to christen the Donald W. Bain at a ceremonial Liberty ship launching held in the J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard in Brunswick, Georgia. An unidentified woman, clutching a purse, stands behind Mrs. Broughton. 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.

"41-14"--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 | Donald W. Bain (Ship) | Broughton, J. Melville, 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 1-34.
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:jaj034

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