Aerial view of William Cramp & Sons shipyard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 15 Mar 1943

Caption   Aerial view of William Cramp & Sons shipyard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 15 Mar 1943 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States National Archives via
Identification Code   80-G-38403
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Photos on Same Day 15 Mar 1943
Photos at Same Place Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 21 May 2020

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1. Commenter identity confirmed C. Peter Chen says:
5 Apr 2020 02:38:38 AM


Left Building Way:
Manta (top left)
Lionfish (top right)
Ling (bottom left)
Lancetfish (bottom right)

Right Building Way:
Hackleback (top left)
Devilfish (top right)
Escolar (bottom left)
Dragonet (bottom right)


Cruisers, left to right:

Little Rock (keel only)
Oklahoma City

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