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[Photograph of the bow of a ship before launching, J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard, Brunswick, Georgia, 1943-1945?]

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Title: [Photograph of the bow of a ship before launching, J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard, Brunswick, Georgia, 1943-1945?]
Ship before launching
Date: 1943-1945
Description: Crew members standing on the bow of a ship, looking down toward the dock before the ship's launch from the shipyard of the J.A. Jones Construction Company in Brunswick, Georgia. Ceremonial bunting is draped along the ship's bow.

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 | Liberty ships--Georgia--Brunswick | Ships--Launching | Shipbuilding--Georgia--Brunswick | Shipyards--Georgia--Brunswick | Shipbuilding industry--Employees | Rites and ceremonies--Georgia--Brunswick | United States--Social life and customs | World War, 1939-1945--War work | Bunting (Cloth) | Docks--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 1-61.
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:jaj061

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