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Charleston Naval Shipyard Photographs

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1.
Plate Storage Yard
Plate Storage Yard Under tab, "Supply Dept. Steel Storage" Printing on bottom states, "716-40 US Navy Yard Charleston, SC 3 October 1940. Plate Storage Yard, Allotment 7X222-018-18-1, View looking southeast. File 7923."
2.
Navy Yard Safety Standing
Navy Yard Safety Standing Writing on bottom states, "564-39 US Navy Yard, Charleston, SC 22 November 1939. Navy Yard Safety Standing year 1939 and month of September 1939. File 7966."
3.
Yard Cafeteria
Yard Cafeteria Writing on bottom states, "1218-41 US Navy Yard, Charleston, SC August 10, 1941. Yard Cafeteria, bldg. 63, looking northwest. Contract NOy-4211. File 8859."
4.
Yard Cafeteria
Yard Cafeteria Writing on bottom states, "1216-41 US Navy Yard, Charleston, SC August 10, 1941. Yard Cafeteria, bldg. 63, looking northeast. Contract NOy-4211. File 8857."
5.
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.
6.
Labor Board and Post Office Building
Labor Board and Post Office Building Under tab "New Construction". Printing on the bottom states, "276-40 US Navy Yard, Charleston, SC. 1 April 1940. Labor Board and Post Office Building. Allotment 7x222-22-1. Yard Labor. View looking Northwest. File #8910."
7.
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."
8.
Boring Mill
Boring Mill Under tab, "Shipfitter Shop" Printing on bottom states, "17-42 US Navy Yard, SC March 9, 1943. Boring Mill, vertical, capacity 72" x 48", make Cincinnati, yard index No. 3-6113. (Front View) FIle 15132."
9.
Drill, Radial
Drill, Radial Under tab, "Shipfitter Shop" Printing on bottom states, "17-42 US Navy Yard, SC June 8, 1943. Machine: Drill, Radial, 5 ft. Radius. Make: Western Machine Tool Works, Holland, Mich. Agent: Hill Clark and Co. Boston, Mass. Year purchased: 1920. Condition: Good. Drive-Motor 10 HP., 220 Volts, 3 Phase, 60 eye. Navy Yard No. 9-6732. File 15579."
10.
Radial Drill
Radial Drill Under tab, "Shipfitter Shop" Printing on bottom states, "17-42 US Navy Yard, SC June 8, 1943. Machine: Radial Drill, 5 ft. Radius. Make: Western Machine Tool Works, Holland, Mich. Agent: Hill Clark and Co. Year purchased: 1920. Condition: Fair-servicable. Drive-Motor 10 HP., 230 Volts. Navy Yard No. 2-6731. File 15578."
11.
Lathe
Lathe Under tab, "Shipfitter Shop" Printing on bottom states, "1112-43 US Navy Yard, SC July 19, 1943. Machine: Lathe, engine. Yard #3-6214. Mfg #L372. Make Greaves & Klausman. Cincinnati .O. Capacity 22" x 8' Purchased 1917. Drive Motor 5 H. P. 230 Volt D.C. 1100 RPM File 15697."
12.
Planer
Planer Under tab, "Shipfitter Shop" Printing on bottom states, "991-43 US Navy Yard, SC June 17, 1943. Yard #3-6312. Machine Planer capacity 36" x 36" x 10'. Mfg. Bement Niles Co. Philadelphia, Pa. Purchased 1898. Drive-Motor 10 HP. 220 Volt. 735 to 850 RPM-DC. File 15576."
13.
Planer
Planer Under tab, "Shipfitter Shop" Printing on bottom states, "992-43 US Navy Yard, SC June 17, 1943. Yard #3-6311. Machine Planer capacity 30" x 24" x 6'. Mfg. Detrick and Harvey Machine Co. Baltimore, Md. Purchased 1900. Drive-Motor 7 HP. 220 Volt. 1300 RPM-DC. File 15577."
14.
Labor Board and Post Office Building
Labor Board and Post Office Building Under tab, "Original 1940 Labor Board" Printing on bottom states, "276-40 US Navy Yard Charleston, SC 1 April 1940. Labor Board and Post Office Building, Allotment 7X222-22-1, Yard Labor. View looking northwest. File 8910."
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Elevated view of yard.
Elevated view of yard. Elevated view of yard.
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Elevated view of yard.
Elevated view of yard. Elevated view of yard.
17.
Elevated view of yard.
Elevated view of yard. Elevated view of yard.
18.
Store houses bldg. #1138, 1139, 1140
Store houses bldg. #1138, 1139, 1140 Writing on bottom states, "1229-41 US Navy Yard, Charleston, SC August 10, 1941. Store houses bldg. #1138, 1139, 1140 looking southwest. Yard allotment 17XO603(124) WPA Project # 109-3-33-17-205. File 8864."
19.
USS Beatty and USS Tillman
USS Beatty and USS Tillman Writing on bottom states, "1831-41 US Navy Yard, Charleston, SC. December 20, 1941. Dual Launching USS Beatty (DD640) and USS Tillman (DD 641) Mr. John Jennings, Chairman of the Central Shop Committee, Navy Yard, Charleston, presenting gifts to Sponsor of the Beatty, Mrs. Charles H. Drayton and her Matron of Honor, Mrs. F. E. Beatty. File 11966."
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USS Beatty and USS Tillman
USS Beatty and USS Tillman Writing on bottom states, "1831-41 US Navy Yard, Charleston, SC. December 20, 1941. Dual Launching USS Beatty (DD640) and USS Tillman (DD 641) Mr. John Jennings presenting pledges of 12,000 yard employees to purchase Defense Bonds to Rear Admiral Allen. File 11965."