Photographic Highlights of Marine Engineering at California Shipbuilding Corporation, 1941—1945. :
Collection:
William A. Bergstrom Engineering Collection of California Shipbuilding Corp
Object Type:
Prints, photographic
Title:
California Shipbuilding Corporation arc welder at work.
Description:
An arc welder works inside a ship. The image shows the welder's cart and welding rods, helmet with a glass lens and leather gloves for protection against burns from welding sparks.
Explanation of Details:
The high—paced schedule of shipbuilding for the U.S. Maritime Commission during World War II included both men and women welders.
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