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[Photograph of the John A. Campbell Liberty ship just after launching from the J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard, Brunswick, Georgia, 1943 Aug. 14?]

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Title: [Photograph of the John A. Campbell Liberty ship just after launching from the J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard, Brunswick, Georgia, 1943 Aug. 14?]
The John A. Campbell just after launching
Date: 1943 Aug. 14
Description: The John A. Campbell, assisted by a tugboat, just after being launched from the shipyard of the J A. Jones Construction Company in Brunswick, Georgia; a third boat is also visible. Named for Georgia-born, U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Archibald Campbell (1811-1889), the ship was the eighth constructed in Brunswick by the J.A. Jones Construction Company. Its keel was laid April 13, 1943. The ship was launched August 14, 1943 and delivered August 31, 1943.

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 | John A. Campbell (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 | Tugboats--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, Completed ships after launching subseries, notebook 1, photograph 1-75.
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:jaj075

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