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A guide to the Marinship Corporation shipyard photograph, 1942-1945
P15-008 (SAFR 24635)  
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The Marinship Corporation shipyard photograph, 1942-1945, (SAFR 24635, P15-007) is comprised of a panorama photograph of the Marinship Corporation shipyard in Sausalito, California, during World War II. The collection has been processed to the Collection level and is open for use.
The Marinship Corporation shipyard was founded in Sausalito, California, in 1942 to help meet shipbuilding demands during World War II. Construction of the yard began in March, and the first ship keel was laid on June 27. Fifteen Liberty Ships and seventy-eight T-2 oil tankers were built at the yard. The last ship launched on September 18, 1945. On May 16, 1946, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers took over the site.
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