467 Ships of California Shipbuilding Corporation, Part 1.
Los Angeles Maritime Museum Research Library
Object Type:
Prints, photographic
Women welders at launching Ceremony for Ship 200 at California Shipbuilding Corporation, May 16, 1943.
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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