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Painting of the Edward H. Crockett, 1944

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Painting of the Edward H. Crockett, 1944

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The oil painting, Edward H. Crockett, shows the launching of this Liberty ship with the help of a tugboat. The Portland skyline is visible in the background.

Paul Murray used a newspaper photograph as the model for the painting of the Edward H. Crockett,, which was built in South Portland. Murray painted as a hobby.

The ship, named for a war correspondent, was delivered in January 1944 and lost off Russia in September 1944.

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  • Title: Painting of the Edward H. Crockett, 1944
  • Creator: Murray, Paul
  • Creation Date: circa 1944
  • Subject Date: circa 1944
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Oil on canvas
  • Dimensions (cm): 61 x 76
  • Local Code: 2000.67
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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