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[Photograph of several workers removing wedges to prepare a Liberty ship for launch, J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard, Brunswick, Georgia, 1943-1945?]

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Type: Black-and-white photographs | StillImage
Title: [Photograph of several workers removing wedges to prepare a Liberty ship for launch, J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard, Brunswick, Georgia, 1943-1945?]
Removing wedges before a ship's launching
Date: 1943-1945
Description: Several workers in the shipyards of the J.A. Jones Construction Company in Brunswick, Georgia, use a wooden beam threaded with rope handles to remove wedges from the ship's cradle before launching.

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 | Shipbuilding industry--Employees | Shipbuilding industry--Georgia--Brunswick | Liberty ships--Georgia--Brunswick | Liberty ships--Design and construction | Shipbuilding--Georgia--Brunswick | Shipyards--Georgia--Brunswick | Ships--Launching | World War, 1939-1945--War work | Wedges--Georgia--Brunswick | Wooden beams | 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, The people and the shipyard subseries, notebook 2, photograph 2-23.
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:jaj109

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