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    • NCRPC0869

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • The launching of the U.S.S. Todd on Oct. 10, 1944. it was the 145th ship completed by the NC Shipbuilding Company. Pictured left to right are Roger Williams, president of the NC Shipbuilding Company; attendant; W.S. McMahon; Mrs. R. Gregg Cherry,...
    • NCRPC0920

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the S.S. Ruth Lykes on Feb. 24, 1945. It was the 203rd ship completed by the NC Shipbuilding Company. Pictured left to right are S. Turman, executive vice president of Lykes Bros.; Roger Williams, president of NC Shipbuilding Co.;...
    • NCRPC01854

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching party of the SS Charles C. Pinckney, hull number 7, on May 10, 1942, at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company in Wilmington, NC. Pictured are Tuny McMahon, sponsor; Katherine Rhee, maid of honor (plaid suit); Mrs. McMahon, mother of...
    • NCRPC0795

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the S.S. Alexander Martin, North Carolina Shipbuilding Company hull 18. Pictured left to right are Mrs. Hargrove Bellamy, Mr. Hargrove Bellamy, Mrs. Louise Hooper (mother of sponsor), Mr. Roger Williams (President of NC Shipbuilding...
    • Shipyard

    • Cape Fear River, North Carolina Shipbuilding Company, World War II, Shipyard, Shipbuilding, Liberty Ships, C-2s, AKAs
    • This b&w photograph captures C-2s or AKAs under construction at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company's shipyard.
    • NCRPC0824

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the S.S. Storm King on Sept. 17, 1943. NC Shipbuilding Company's 91st hull to be completed. Pictured are Mrs. P.F. Halsey (holding bottle), sponsor, Roger Williams (left), president of NC Shipbuilding Co., and Homer L. Ferguson...
    • NCRPC0829

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • The S.S. Northern Light was launched Nov. 9, 1943, as the 99th ship built by the NC Shipbuilding Company. Mrs. J.E. Stewart of the Forest Hills area in Wilmington, was the sponsor. The message featured on the starboard side of the vessel was...
    • Zebulon B. Vance

    • Cape Fear River, North Carolina Shipbuilding Company, Shipbuilding, Liberty Ship, Zebulon Vance, Ships
    • This b&w photograph of the Liberty Ship, USS Zebulon Vance, captures the christening ceremony for the first launching by the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company in 1941.
    • NCRPC0836

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching party for the S.S. Memnon on Feb. 26, 1944. It was the 112th ship completed by the NC Shipbuilding Company. Pictured left to right are Bruce B. Cameron, mayor of Wilmington, Major Katherine Towle, USMCRCR; Mrs. Henry Larsen, sponsor;...
    • NCRPC0861

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • The S.S. Santa Elisa was completed was launched May 6, 1944. This photograph of the 123rd ship completed by the NC Shipbuilding Company was taken July 31, 1944. It took 101 days to construct the ship at the NC Shipbuilding Company.
    • NCRPC0866

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the U.S.S. Vinton on Aug. 25, 1944. It was the 138th ship completed by the NC Shipbuilding Company. Pictured left to right are W.S. McMahon, grandmother of sponsor, great grandmother of sponsor, sister of sponsor, sister of sponsor,...
    • NCRPC0867

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the U.S.S. Suffolk on Sept. 15, 1944. It was the 141st ship built by the NC Shipbuilding Company. Pictured left to right are J. Douglas Taylor of Wilmington; Miss Mary Ann Dixon, daughter of sponsor; Mrs. Taylor; Mr. Dixon, resident...
    • NCRPC0879

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • This photograph features (left to right) Mr. C. David Jones, sheriff of New Hanover County; Mrs. Jones; Roger Williams, president of the NC Shipbuilding Co.; Mrs. Addison Hewlett; Mr. Addison Hewlett, chairman of board of commissioners in New...
    • NCRPC0927

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Gathered at the launching of the S.S. Velma Lykes on Mar. 31, 1945, were (left to right) Herbert L. Satterlee, grandfather of the sponsor; Miss Evelyn Rogers, grandaughter of Roger Williams; P.F. Halsey, vice president of NC Shipbuilding Co.; Tuny...
    • NCRPC0935

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the S.S. Reuben Tipton on April 20, 1945. It was the 211th ship completed by the NC Shipbuilding Company. Pictured left to right are Joseph E. Lykes, president of Lykes Bros.; Miss Mathilde Conway Farrell, neice of Mrs. Tipton; Miss...
    • NCRPC0937

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • The launching of the S.S. Red Gauntlet took place May 5, 1945. It was the 199th ship completed by the NC Shipbuilding Company. It was the 213th ship completed by the NC Shipbuilding Company. Pictured left to right are P.F. Halsey; Mrs. Sidney...
    • NCRPC0943

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching party of the S.S. Dick Lykes took place Aug. 20, 1945. Pictured left to right are Miss Mason Mallory; Lt. Col. Charles Lykes, son of Mrs. J.M. Lykes; Miss Mary Jo Johnson; Mr. P.F. Halsey, vice president and general manager of NC...
    • NCRPC0954

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching party for the S.S. Santa Barbara on Jan. 24, 1946. Pictured left to right are Phillip B. Iglehart, vice president of Grace Line, Inc.; Arthur C. Diehl, vice president of Naco Fertilizer Co.; Mr. Alan Corey, Jr.; Godfrey MacDonald,...

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