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Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation record of Liberty Ship construction process

 Collection — Multiple collection box [SFM 062] 1: [Barcode: i20342524]
Identifier: SFM 062

Liberty Ship construction statistics, including name of ship, delivery date, and operating co., used in the book Record Breakers, published by the Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation, Portland, Or., 1945. Liberty Ships were used by the Allies in World War II.

Dates: 1944?

Vanport, Oregon construction photograph album

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042871125]
Identifier: PH 203_025

The collection consists of one album containing thirty four images and text produced in 1944 by Oregon Shipbuilding Corp. documenting construction and operation of Vanport City, a shipyard workers' development, in response to a query from an English government official. The town was destroyed by a catastrophic flood in 1948. Although Vanport had a substantial African-American population, only white people appear in the photographs.

Dates: 1944