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Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men stand on scaffolding as they work on the construction of the bow of a ship. Another man stands on the ground nearby. A crane is visible in the back...

Photograph

USS Wisconsin

Date: 1943 

Description: USS Wisconsin in drydock during construction. Men are working at the base of the ship.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View over pier made of pilings towards a floating drydock, now embedded in the ice, near Solombola, Russia. There are tall buildings behind it on the oppos...

Date: 1942-01-10 

Description: S.S. Robert M. La Follette splashing into the Industrial Canal at its launch.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of men posed in front of the partially constructed "Apollo No. 1" steamboat.

Photograph

Lone Swan

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: Docks at Jones Island with a lone swan swimming.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The schooner "S.M. Stephenson" was built in Manitowoc in 1880, weighing 511 gross tons. Its owner was A. Bigelow.

Date: 1969-06-16 

Description: Paper mill debarker drum that was purchased and used by the Manitowoc Shipbuilding Company. Man in photograph is unidentified.

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Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Four Pawling & Harnischfeger lattice girder bridges trolley hoists used in shipbuilding. There are men on the bridge of the nearest crane and the banner on...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Poster showing inside of shipping manufacturer depicting men working near a ship in drydock. Along the bottom it says: "On The Job For Victory / United Sta...

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Description: Four Pawling & Harnischfeger lattice girder cranes used in shipbuilding. There are men on the bridge of the nearest crane, and the banner on the crane read...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man wearing a hardhat stands on scaffolding at the stern of a ship under construction. Beams and other shipbuilding material can be seen scattered around...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Aerial view showing shipyards, rivers and roads.

Date: 1892 

Description: Captian Alex McDougall's passenger whaleback steamer the "Christopher Columbus" being built in the shipyard of the American Steel Barge Company.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a steamer ship in a dry dock location. Writing on the side of the dry dock reads: "L.A. Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. Dry Dock Lifting Capacity 1...

Photograph

Ship Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: A crane lowers a beam onto the frame of a boat. Workers can be seen standing along the top of the vessel and scaling a ladder. Construction equipment and m...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The steamboat "John C. Mann" on drydock.

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Description: Pawling & Harnischfeger double-runway lattice girder cranes used in shipbuilding. There are men on the bridge of the nearest crane and the banner on the cr...

Photograph

Victory Ship Gears

Date:  

Description: Workman working on the main reduction gears for a Victory Ship at the Falk Corporation, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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