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Docked "Glomar Challenger" Ship at Pier

Description: Photograph of the Gomar Challenger drilling ship docked at a pier. In the background are large pipes, smokestacks, and warehouses. The name "Gomar Challenger" is painted on the ship.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Photograph of "Glomar Challenger"]

Description: Photograph of the "Glomar Challenger," a ship on a body of water. The ship has a spindletop on it, used for drilling oil. Painted on the side of the ship is, "Glomar Challenger".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Oil Rig on Ship]

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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Ship "Inagua Sound" Being Launched into Water]

Description: Photograph of a large ship, "Inagua Sound", being launched into water, creating a big splash. Several men watch from a nearby boat in the background. The ship was built for the West India Shipping Company.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Aerial View of Multi-Story Vessel]

Description: Photograph of a large ship being constructed in a drydock at Levingston Shipyard. There is a crane in the foreground and buildings in the background are American Bridge Division of US Steel. The ship was built for Ingram Ocean Systems.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Large Ship Being Launched]

Description: Photograph of a large ship being launched into water, creating a big splash. Workers watch from the shore and there is a tugboat, a crane, and several buildings visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Tugboat "Betty Wood"]

Description: Photograph of a tugboat being constructed in a dry dock. Workers and scaffolding surround the tugboat. The tugboat was built at LSC Gulfport Yard for Gulf Coast Transit Company.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Drilling Rig Standing in Water]

Description: Photograph of a drilling rig situated on a platform above open water. There are three metal structures supporting the platform.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Oil Rig on Ship]

Description: Photograph of a ship with an oil rig in the middle of open water.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Crane Moving Lockers]

Description: Photograph of a multi-story vessel in water. A large crane is lifting lockers from the top floor of the vessel. A few workers are assisting with the removal of the lockers.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Barge "DC-150"]

Description: Photograph of barge "DC-510" stationed at dock. Next to the barge is a building and there are more buildings visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Multi-Story Vessel in Water]

Description: Photograph of a multi-story vessel stationed at dock. There are several unidentifiable buildings visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Ship "Hippo"]

Description: Photograph of the ship, "Hippo", coasting through open water.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Barge "DC-510"]

Description: Photograph of a large barge, "DC-510." The barge is standing in the middle of open water and there are several unidentifiable buildings visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Ship "Inagua Sound"]

Description: Photograph of a ship, "Inagua Sound", in open water. "West India Line" is painted on the side of the ship.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Drilling Rig "Santa Fe Mariner 1"]

Description: Photograph of the "Santa Fe Mariner" drilling rig. There is a large oil well on the "Santa Fe Mariner" and a few people are visible on board.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum