467 Ships of California Shipbuilding Corporation, Part 1.
Collection:
Los Angeles Maritime Museum Research Library
Object Type:
Prints, photographic
Title:
Crowds at launching ceremony for Ship 200, S.S. BILLY MITCHELL.
Description:
Crowds watching the launching ceremony for Liberty Ship 200 built by California Shipbuilding Corporation, christened S.S. BILLY MITCHELL.
Explanation of Details:
The launching was a landmark in the first two productive years of California Shibuilding Corporation. Its roll calls can be viewed in the firm's bi—weekly publication, CalShip Log, which ran from 1941 to 1945 and included all ships launched from their shipyard.
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