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[Boat "Caroni"]

Description: Photograph of a boat, "Caroni", launched from Levingston Shipyard. There is a small tugboat on the left hand side of the boat and three cranes are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Large Vessel and Two Tugs]

Description: Photograph of a large vessel in water. "American" is painted on the side of the vessel and there are two tugboats stationed nearby. The larger of the two tugboats is named, "J. Ray McDermott." Several buildings and cranes are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Construction of a Ship]

Description: Photograph of a ship being constructed on Levingston Island in shipyard. Scaffolding surrounds the ship and workers are visible on board. The buildings in the background are American Bridge Division US Steel at the time.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Tugboat "Betty Wood"]

Description: Photograph of a large tugboat, "Betty Wood", being worked on while stationed at dock. There are several unidentifiable buildings in the background and railroad tracks are visible in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Photograph of McDermott Lay Barge No. 23]

Description: Photograph of pipe laying barge no. 23 stationed in a dry dock. At the time it was the largest vessel (420'x120') that Levingston Shipyard had ever built. There are several people working below the barge and the buildings in the background are American Bridge Division US Steel, now Signal International.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Barges and Oil Derricks]

Description: Photograph of barges positioned next to one another and oil derricks on top of the barges in Levingston Shipyard. The barge in the foreground was a pipe laying barge built in 1969. It has two gantry cranes, one on each side of the barge and a center control tower. The shipyard was located in the northwest corner of the Island. The buildings in the background belong to the Lutcher & Moore Lumber Company.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Barge 289]

Description: Photograph of a large barge in open water that was just launched sideways from the island at Levingston shipyard. The barge is surrounded by other nearby barges and tugboats. The buildings in the background are American Bridge Division of US Steel at the time, now Signal International. The view is looking northeast.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum