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The Liberty Ship Isaac Sharpless at Pier 1 East at the West Division of the South Portland Shipbuilding Corp. on Feb. 20, 1943.
The ship was chartered by the Army Transportation Service and could hold 550 troops.
The company built Liberty Ships for the U.S. Maritime Commission during World War II.
About This Item
- Title: Isaac Sharpless, South Portland, 1943
- Creator: Stanley Dana Corp., Portland
- Creation Date: 1943-02-20
- Subject Date: 1943-02-20
- Town: South Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 20 cm x 25 cm
- Local Code: Photographs -- South Portland -- Boat & Ship Building
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Boat & ship industry--Maine--South Portland
- Isaac Sharpless (Liberty ship)
- Liberty ships--Maine--South Portland
- Piers & wharves--Maine--South Portland
- Ships--Maine--South Portland
- South Portland Shipbuilding Corp. (Me.)
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