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    • 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,...
    • NCRPC0947

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Mrs. Maguire, aunt of sponsor; P.F. Halsey; Mrs. Walker Jones of New York, mother of sponsor; Mr. Jones, father of sponsor; Betty Ann Jones, sister of sponsor; Miss Gladys M. Jones, sponsor; and W.S. McMahon all pose for a picture before the...
    • NCRPC01865

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the SS James Sprunt, hull 64, on February 2, 1943, at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company in Wilmington, NC. The ship was sponsored by Miss Charlotte Sprunt. Pictured left to right are: J. Lawrence Sprunt, uncle of sponsor;...
    • 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...
    • NCRPC0967

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Preparing to christen the S.S. Santa Maria. Pictured left to right are Mrs. Robert Blake, daughter of sponsor; Mr. Godfrey Macdonald; Mrs. Arthur C. Diehl, sponsor; Mr. W.S. McMahon; Mr. Arthur C. Diehl; Mrs. Jackson Balch, daughter of sponsor;...
    • NCRPC01874

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the SS William D. Moseley on March 5, 1943, at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company located in Wilmington, NC. Pictured are: Mrs. O.O. Cooper, mother of sponsor (second from left); Mr. Sherwood Dudley (third from left); Mr. O.O....
    • 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...
    • NCRPC01841

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching party of the SS Santa Luisa on April 2, 1946 at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company in Wilmington, NC. Hull number 242. Pictured left to right are: Mrs. Haskell Rhett, of Wilmington; Mr. Godfrey MacDonald, passenger and traffic...
    • NCRPC0940

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the S.S. Eugene Lykes on June 8, 1945. It was the 217th ship completed by the NC Shipbuilding Company. Pictured left to right are Eugene Lykes, son of sponsor; Mrs. Paul A. Wilson; P.F. Halsey; Mrs. Halsey; Ferderick E. Lykes,...
    • NCRPC0900

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Major Katherine A. Towle, of the USMCR, was the sponsor for the U.S.S. Washburn that launched on Dec. 18, 1944. Maj. Towle was in command of the women Marines at Camp Lejeune and the shipyard asked her to sponsor the ship in recognition of the war...
    • NCRPC0901

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • The name for U.S.S. Mount Katmai was suggested by Mrs. A.E. DeMaray, sponsor, whose husband had cognizance of the Katmai National Park. Mount Katmai is a volcano located in Alaska. Pictured from left to right are A.E. Demaray; Lula Disosway; Mrs....
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.;...
    • NCRPC0831

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching part of the S.S. Midnight. Pictured left to right are Miss T. McMahon, Mrs. W.S. McMahon, attendant; Mr. W.S. McMahon, assistant vice president and general manager of the NC Shipbuilding Co.; Mr. S.P. Ware, secretary of NC Shipbuiliding...
    • NCRPC0933

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • From left to right are P.F. Halsey; Miss Mary Spears, sister of sponsor; Joseph E. Lykes, president of Lykes Bros.; Mrs. Charles O. Andrews, sponsor; and W.S. McMahon. The gathering took place April 14, 1945, for the launching of the S.S....
    • 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...
    • NCRPC01896

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the SS Thomas W. Owen on July 24, 1943, at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company located in Wilmington, NC. Pictured are Miss Lynne Drexler, sponsor; Mrs. Drexler (to the left); Mr. Drexler, (second man from left); and an unknown...

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