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[Photograph of Emil J. Kratt with two other men at the launching of the Liberty ship Howard E. Coffin, J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard, Brunswick, Georgia, 1944 Jan. 21?]

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Title: [Photograph of Emil J. Kratt with two other men at the launching of the Liberty ship Howard E. Coffin, J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard, Brunswick, Georgia, 1944 Jan. 21?]
Emil Kratt with 2 unknown men
Date: 1944 Jan. 21
Description: Emil J. Kratt, general manager, with two men at the launching of the Howard E. Coffin, held in the shipyard of the J.A. Jones Construction Company in Brunswick, Georgia. A large American flag waves behind the three men; platform scaffolding is also visible. Named for automotive industrialist and Saint Simons Island and Sea Island developer Howard Earle Coffin (1873-1937), the ship was the twenty-fourth constructed in Brunswick by the J.A. Jones Construction Company. Its keel was laid November 30, 1943. The ship was launched January 21, 1944 and delivered January 31, 1944.

"24-1"--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 | Kratt, Emil J. | Howard E. Coffin (Ship) | 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 | 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 1-35.
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:jaj035

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