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Charleston Naval Shipyard Photographs

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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
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New Shipbuilding Ways
New Shipbuilding Ways Under tab "Building Ways". Printing on the bottom states, "404-39 US Navy Yard, Charleston, SC. 30 June 1939 New Shipbuilding Ways. Allotment 7-08/0679.1-87-1 (PWA). View of Outboard End looking north. File 8035."
3.
Shipbuilding Ways
Shipbuilding Ways Under tab "Building Ways". Printing on the bottom states, "403-39 US Navy Yard, Charleston, SC. 30 June 1939. New Shipbuilding Ways. Allotment 7-08/0679.1-87-1 (PWA). View of Inboard End looking northwest. File 8034
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Building Ways
Building Ways Under tab "Building Ways". Printing on back states, "NH 93384 Charleston Navy Yard, SC circa 1930s."
5.
Building Ways
Building Ways Under tab "Building Ways".
6.
Hammerhead Cranes
Hammerhead Cranes Under tab "Building Ways". Note stated, "Old Building Ways - Hammerhead Cranes. 1924"
7.
USS Tillman
USS Tillman Writing on bottom states, "1584-41 US Navy Yard, Charleston, SC. October 28, 1941. USS Tillman (DD 641) Bow Assembly total weight 47,780 pounds exclusive of rigging, showing method used for handling stem from ground and transporting bt crane to Building Ways level. The Assembly was lowered to Ways level and transferred to the cranes on the north side. File 11063."
8.
Field Offices for Shipways
Field Offices for Shipways Under tab, "Building Ways" Printing on bottom states, "202-40 US Navy Yard Charleston, SC 1 March 1940. Field Offices for Shipways. Contract NOy-3813. View looking northeast. File 8058."
9.
USS Beatty
USS Beatty Writing on bottom states, "1431-41 US Navy Yard, Charleston, SC. September 22, 1941. USS Beatty (DD 640) Stern view of the stern assembly showing method of securing aft on flat car for transportation to building ways. File 11722."
10.
USS Beatty
USS Beatty Writing on bottom states, "1431-41 US Navy Yard, Charleston, SC. September 22, 1941. USS Beatty (DD 640) Starboard broadside view of stern assembly loaded on flat car for transportation to building ways. Stern complete to bulkhead no. 183. File 11724."
11.
USS LST 359 and 360
USS LST 359 and 360 Writing on bottom states, "157-43 US Navy Yard, SC. January 11, 1943. Launching of the USS LST 359 and 360 from Building Ways 342 and 342C, Respectively, January 11, 1943. Stern view of LST 359 and 360. Picture taken just prior to launching, January 11, 1943. File 14736."
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USS LST 359 and 360
USS LST 359 and 360 Writing on bottom states, "157-43 US Navy Yard, SC. January 11, 1943. Launching of the USS LST 359 and 360 from Building Ways 342 and 342C. Respectively. View of Sponsor's platform immedietly after releasing LST 360. File 14716."
13.
LST 355
LST 355 Writing on bottom states, "1371-42 US Navy Yard, SC. September 7, 1942. Speaker's Stand for Labor Day Ceremonies Monday, September 7, 1942. View showing west end of Building Ways # 342 and spectator's area. File 14143."
14.
LST 355
LST 355 Writing on bottom states, "1809-42 US Navy Yard, SC. November 16, 1942. LST 355 launched from Building Ways #342C just after pivoting. File 14406."
15.
LST 358
LST 358 Printing on bottom states, "1957-42 US Navy Yard, SC. December 15, 1942. Launching of LST #358, Building Ways #343. Mrs. R. A. Hinners, Sponsor, View taken immedietly after vessel was released. File 14505."
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LST 358
LST 358 Printing on bottom states, "1962-42 US Navy Yard, SC. December 15, 1942. Launching of LST #358, Building Ways #343. Bow View just before launching. File 14510."
17.
LST #357
LST #357 Printing on bottom states, "1964-42 US Navy Yard, Charleston, SC. December 14, 1942. Launching of LST #357, Building Ways #343. Bow view just prior before the vessel entered the water. File 14512."
18.
Railraod tracks to Shipways
Railraod tracks to Shipways Under tab "Building Ways". Printing on the bottom states, "393-39 US Navy Yard, Charleston, SC. 1 November 1939. Railraod tracks to Shipways No. 343. Official Project No. 09-3-33-16-4. View looking northeast. File 8051."
19.
15-ton Cranes for New Shipways
15-ton Cranes for New Shipways Under tab "Building Ways". Printing on the bottom states, "200-40 US Navy Yard, Charleston, SC. 1 March 1940. 15-ton Cranes for New Shipways No. 343. Allotments 7x222-24-1 and 7-08/0679.1-87-4 Contract NOy-3447. View looking north. File 8056."
20.
USS Roe
USS Roe Printing on bottom states, "375-39 US Navy Yard, Charleston, SC 21 June 1939 USS Roe (DD418) Ground Ways after launching."