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[Three Ships]

Description: Photograph of three ships moored in Orange, Texas. Wooden pilings can be seen to the right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Christening a Ship at Levingston]

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.
Date: June 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Soldiers Standing in Rows on a Ship]

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.
Date: 1944~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Group of Soldiers Aboard a Ship]

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.
Date: 1944~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial 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

[Launch Party at Weaver Shipyards]

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.
Date: June 24, 1943
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

[Crane Loading Supplies onto a Ship]

Description: Photograph of a tracked crane being used to load supplies onto a ship. Men can be seen walking by crates in the foreground.
Date: 1944~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of a Distant Cruise Ship]

Description: Photograph of a lightly colored cruise ship on the sea. Another vessel is partially visible in the background to the left.
Date: 1944~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial 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

[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

[Soldiers Spread Over a Ship's Deck]

Description: Photograph of a group of soldiers in uniform that are spread out over various locations on a ship's deck. Men are gathered around and between numerous steel pipes and beams.
Date: 1944~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Soldiers Boarding a Ship]

Description: Photograph of groups of uniformed soldiers boarding a ship. One group is entering through an entryway in the hull to the left, while another group walks up a gangway to the right.
Date: 1944~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial 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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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