467 Ships of California Shipbuilding Corporation, Part 1.
Collection:
Los Angeles Maritime Museum Research Library
Object Type:
Prints, photographic
Title:
Women welders at launching Ceremony for Ship 200 at California Shipbuilding Corporation, May 16, 1943.
Description:
Liberty Ship 200 built at California Shipbuilding Corporation, was named BILLY MITCHELL.
Explanation of Details:
William "Billy" Mitchell, who spearheaded aviation in the United States Army, was a brigadier general for the U.S. Armed Forces during World War I and until about 1925 when he was court—martialed for accusations against the U.S. Navy. He died in 1936.
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