Reconnaissance of Aransas Pass, Texas

Reconnaissance of Aransas Pass, Texas

Date: 1853
Creator: United States Coast Survey.
Description: Navigation chart for Aransas Pass, between Mustang Island and San Jose Island. There are sailing directions and notes in the upper-left corner of the map. The physical features are outlined and shaded (relief shown by soundings and contours). Depths are marked with lines and numbers in feet. Scale 1:20,000
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Three Ships]

[Three Ships]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of three ships moored in Orange, Texas. Wooden pilings can be seen to the right.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
Freighter on Sabine River, Orange, Texas

Freighter on Sabine River, Orange, Texas

Date: unknown
Creator: Grogan Photo Studio
Description: Photographic postcard picturing a freighter ship on the Sabine River in Orange, Texas. Along the river bank are docks and a large tree with Spanish moss hanging from its branches.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Christening a Ship at Levingston]

[Christening a Ship at Levingston]

Date: June 1949
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of people standing at the bow of a ship for a christening at Levingston Shipbuilding in Orange, Texas in June of 1949.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Ed Malloy and Seventeen Women at a Launching]

[Ed Malloy and Seventeen Women at a Launching]

Date: unknown
Creator: BM Photograph
Description: Photograph of Ed Malloy and seventeen women on stairs at a launching. Banners with stars and stripes decorate the stair rails.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Soldiers Standing in Rows on a Ship]

[Soldiers Standing in Rows on a Ship]

Date: 1944~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of soldiers wearing caps and coats. They are standing in rows aboard a ship. Some men are standing on a pallet of materials hanging over the other soldiers in the background.
Contributing Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum
[Group of Soldiers Aboard a Ship]

[Group of Soldiers Aboard a Ship]

Date: 1944~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of soldiers standing on board a ship. They are wearing heavy coats and a mixture of headwear. There is a pyramid-shaped structure in the background that is comprised of several smaller interlocking triangles. A metal door appears below these triangles.
Contributing Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum
[Oil Rig on Ship]

[Oil Rig on Ship]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a large oil rig positioned on top of a ship in open water. Stationed next to the ship is a barge and a tugboat.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Launch Party at Weaver Shipyards]

[Launch Party at Weaver Shipyards]

Date: June 24, 1943
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the launching party at Weaver Shipyards in Orange, Texas on June, 24, 1943. Seventeen men, women, and children stand at the bow of a new ship, designated YMS252. The women all wear corsages and hats.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
Carl Bancroft taking a ship out in Orange, Texas

Carl Bancroft taking a ship out in Orange, Texas

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Carl Bancroft [third from right] and three unidentified men aboard a ship. They are taking it out from a shipyard in Orange, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
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