PT-109 stowed on board the Liberty Ship Joseph Stanton for transportation to the Pacific Ocean, Norfolk Navy Yard, Virginia, United States, 20 Aug 1942, photo 1 of 2PT-109 stowed on board the Liberty Ship Joseph Stanton for transportation to the Pacific Ocean, Norfolk Navy Yard, Virginia, United States, 20 Aug 1942, photo 2 of 2African-American welder Ernest Enloe Cotton learning from a more experienced colleague while building Liberty Ship Booker T. Washington, California Shipbuilding Corporation yard, Los Angeles, CalifornAfrican-American welders Alivia Scott, Hattie Carpenter, and Flossie Burtos welding steel onto the Liberty Ship SS George Washington Carver, Kaiser Shipyards, Richmond, California, United States, 1943
PT-109 stowed on board the Liberty Ship Joseph Stanton for transportation to the Pacific Ocean, Norfolk Navy Yard, Virginia, United States, 20 Aug 1942, photo 1 of 2PT-109 stowed on board the Liberty Ship Joseph Stanton for transportation to the Pacific Ocean, Norfolk Navy Yard, Virginia, United States, 20 Aug 1942, photo 2 of 2African-American welder Ernest Enloe Cotton learning from a more experienced colleague while building Liberty Ship Booker T. Washington, California Shipbuilding Corporation yard, Los Angeles, CalifornAfrican-American welders Alivia Scott, Hattie Carpenter, and Flossie Burtos welding steel onto the Liberty Ship SS George Washington Carver, Kaiser Shipyards, Richmond, California, United States, 1943
Launching of Liberty Ship SS John Stagg at the facilities of Delta Shipbuilding Company, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, 7 Jul 1943A Liberty Ship launching from drydocks of shipbuilder J. A. Jones, Brunswick, Georgia, United States, 1944Liberty Ship SS Joseph M. Terrell at J. A. Jones, Brunswick, Georgia, United States, circa 1944Liberty Ship SS John Stagg at sea, 23 Mar 1944
Launching of Liberty Ship SS John Stagg at the facilities of Delta Shipbuilding Company, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, 7 Jul 1943A Liberty Ship launching from drydocks of shipbuilder J. A. Jones, Brunswick, Georgia, United States, 1944Liberty Ship SS Joseph M. Terrell at J. A. Jones, Brunswick, Georgia, United States, circa 1944Liberty Ship SS John Stagg at sea, 23 Mar 1944
Victory and Liberty Ships at California Shipbuilding CorporationLiberty ship unloading two CCKW trucks and other supplies onto a Rhino cargo barge off the Normandy beaches, Jun 1944.The launching party for Liberty Ship SS Harriet Tubman, 3 Jun 1944Liberty Ship SS A. B. Hammond, circa 1940s
Victory and Liberty Ships at California Shipbuilding Corporation's yard at Wilmington, California, United States, 14-26 Apr 1944Liberty ship unloading two CCKW trucks and other supplies onto a Rhino cargo barge off the Normandy beaches, Jun 1944.The launching party for Liberty Ship SS Harriet Tubman, 3 Jun 1944Liberty Ship SS A. B. Hammond, circa 1940s
Liberty Ship IX-229 Inca/IX-227 Gamage aground in Buckner Bay, Okinawa, Oct 1945; note a floating drydock nearby and another Liberty Ship in distanceLiberty Ship SS Carlos Carrillo, in San Francisco Bay, California, United States, circa late 1945 or early 1946Liberty Ship IX-229 Inca/IX-227 Gamage and LST-823 aground and stripped in Buckner Bay, Okinawa, late 1940sLiberty Ship SS John W. Brown on the Great Lakes in the United States, 2000
Liberty Ship IX-229 Inca/IX-227 Gamage aground in Buckner Bay, Okinawa, Oct 1945; note a floating drydock nearby and another Liberty Ship in distanceLiberty Ship SS Carlos Carrillo, in San Francisco Bay, California, United States, circa late 1945 or early 1946Liberty Ship IX-229 Inca/IX-227 Gamage and LST-823 aground and stripped in Buckner Bay, Okinawa, late 1940sLiberty Ship SS John W. Brown on the Great Lakes in the United States, 2000
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Liberty Ship SS Jeremiah O'Brien, San Francisco, California, United States, May 2007Liberty ship Jeremiah O'Brien, San Francisco, California, United States, 2 Oct 2010, photo 1 of 2Liberty ship Jeremiah O'Brien, San Francisco, California, United States, 2 Oct 2010, photo 2 of 2
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