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[Photograph of the bow of the Knot ship Coastal Ranger before launching, J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard, Brunswick, Georgia, 1945]

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Title: [Photograph of the bow of the Knot ship Coastal Ranger before launching, J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard, Brunswick, Georgia, 1945]
The M. S. Coastal Ranger
M.S. Coastal Ranger
Date: 1945
Description: The bow of the Knot ship Coastal Ranger, a cargo freighter smaller than a Liberty ship, behind a ceremonial launching platform in the shipyard of the J.A. Jones Construction Company in Brunswick, Georgia. The ninety-ninth and last ship completed by the J.A. Jones Construction Company at the Brunswick shipyard, her keel was laid on June 7, 1945, launched on August 25, 1945, and delivered in December 1945.

Truncated number (illegible) in lower right corner of 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 | Coastal Ranger (Ship) | Cargo 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 | Bunting (Cloth) | Scaffolding | Cranes, derricks, etc.--Georgia--Brunswick | Figureheads of ships--Georgia--Brunswick | Eagles in art | Flags--United States | 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 1-59.
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:jaj059

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