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Charleston Naval Shipyard Photographs

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USS Ingraham
USS Ingraham Writing on bottom states, "655-39 US Navy Yard, Charleston, SC 15 November 1939. USS Ingraham, DD 444. Keel laid 15 November 1939. File 9100."
2.
USS Swanson
USS Swanson Writing on bottom states, "651-39 US Navy Yard, Charleston, SC 15 November 1939. USS Swanson, DD 443. Keel laid 15 November 1939. File 9001."
3.
USS Thomason
USS Thomason Printing on bottom states, "645-43 US Navy Yard, SC, April 15, 1943. Navy Yard, SC Building Docks #4 placed into commission on April 15,1943, starting the erection of DE's 203 and 204. View shows keel subassemblies of the two ships just after landing on the blocks, officially placing Building Docks #4 into commission." DE-203 & 204 is hand-written on the bottom.
4.
USS ARD 15
USS ARD 15 Accompaning note states, "Floating Drydock - To augment Drydock No. 1 and Drydock No. 2 Charleston maintains ARD 15 shown here, and ARD 12. These ARDs provide additional capability for meeting heavy docking needs to Fleet in this area."
5.
USS Burns
USS Burns Printing on bottom states, "792-43 US Navy Yard, SC, May 15, 1943. (DD 588). Stern View. File 15444."
6.
USS Burns
USS Burns Printing on bottom states, "793-43 US Navy Yard, SC, May 15, 1943. (DD 588). Bow, Down View. File 15445."
7.
USS Burns
USS Burns Printing on bottom states, "791-43 US Navy Yard, SC, May 15, 1943. (DD 588). Starboard Quarter. File 15443."
8.
HMS Ramsey
HMS Ramsey Writing on bottom states, "895-42 US Navy Yard, SC. June 20, 1942. HMS Ramsey, Starboard Bow, elevated view, speed 15 kts.. File 13507."
9.
USS Chaffee
USS Chaffee Printing on bottom states, "US Navy Yard, SC. 15 July 1944. USS Chaffee (DE 230), Bow, Down View.
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USS Chaffee
USS Chaffee Printing on bottom states, "US Navy Yard, SC. 15 July 1944. USS Chaffee (DE 230), Bow View.
11.
USS Eldridge (DE 201) and USS Craig (DE 202) Keel Laying Ceremony
USS Eldridge (DE 201) and USS Craig (DE 202) Keel Laying Ceremony Print of keel laying ceremony participants. Printing at bottom states, "636-43 US Navy Yard, SC, April 15, 1943. Keel laying ceremonies of the USS Eldridge (DE 201) and USS Craig (DE 202). Rear Admiral W. A. Glassford addressing the keel laying group of the USS Eldridge (DE 201) after presentation of momento plaques by Mrs. A. M. Penn. Left to right: Mrs A. A. Cuzzell, Mr A. A. Cuzzell, Mrs. L. H. Pryor, Mr L. H. Pryor, back to camera, Captain A. M. Penn, USM, Mrs. H. R. Gissell, Mr. H. R. Gissell, Rear Admiral W. A. Glassford, USN, Commandant, and Mrs. A. M. Penn.
12.
Shipbuilding Ways
Shipbuilding Ways Under tab "Building Ways". Printing on the bottom states, "382-38 US Navy Yard, Charleston, SC. 15 August 1938. New Shipbuilding Ways. Allotment 7-08/0679.1-87-1 (PWA). Site looking northeast. File 8004
13.
Cold Storage Plant
Cold Storage Plant Under tab, "Shop Extensions" Printing on bottom states, "(1) Non-Classified (2) EST-1756 (3) Charleston Naval Shipyard, Charleston, South Carolina (4) 15 August 1962 (5) Cold Storage Plant (6) Not Applicable (7) Exterior Rear, Loading Platform (8) Looking West (9) NBy-37363 (10) NBy-EST."
14.
Building Docks Officers 1943
Building Docks Officers 1943 Under tab, "Building Docks Officers 1943" Printing on bottom states, "624-43 US Navy Yard, SC April 15, 1943. Officers in Charge of Building Docks in South Yard. (Lists names) File 15312."
15.
USS Stevens
USS Stevens Writing on bottom states, "452-43 US Navy Yard, Charleston, SC. March 15, 1943. (DD 479). Stern View. File 15145."
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USS Stevens (DD479) and USS Bell (DD587)
USS Stevens (DD479) and USS Bell (DD587) Printing on bottom states, "683-42 US Navy Yard, SC, May 15 1942. Bow assembly of USS Stevens (DD479) and USS Bell (DD587). Total weight including rigging 29,500 lbs. Total time required to rig, place in position and release cranes, two hours and forty-five minutes. View showing method of handling to vertical position. File 13268."
17.
USS Burns
USS Burns Printing on bottom states, "788-43 US Navy Yard, SC, May 15, 1943. (DD 588). Bow View. File 15440."
18.
USS Burns
USS Burns Printing on bottom states, "795-43 US Navy Yard, SC, May 15, 1943. (DD 588). Port Broadside, Down View. File 15447."
19.
USS Burns
USS Burns Printing on bottom states, "797-43 US Navy Yard, SC, May 15, 1943. (DD 588). Stern, Down View. File 15449."
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USS Burns
USS Burns Printing on bottom states, "793-43 US Navy Yard, SC, May 15, 1943. (DD 589). Commissioning Ceremonies (List of officers). File 15480."