Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Employees of the Cumberland Shipbuilding Company building the S.S. "Falmouth" in South Portland on July 27, 1918.
According to the book "Barrels and Daring" (1977), a large percentage of the employees for the Cumberland Shipyard never worked in shipbuilding before. However, the workers were provided training to build efficient vessels.
About This Item
- Title: The Construction of the S.S. "Falmouth," South Portland, 1918
- Creator: Cumberland Shipbuilding Company
- Creation Date: 1918-07-27
- Subject Date: 1918-07-27
- Location: South Portland, Cumberland County, ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 19.5 cm x 24 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 454/077
- Collection: Cumberland Shipbuilding Company photograph album
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Cumberland Shipbuilding Company
- Falmouth (Steamer)
- Shipbuilding--Maine--South Portland
- Shipyards--Maine--South Portland
- World War, 1914-1918
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485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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