Coverage from the Todd-Bath Shipyard in South Portland, Maine, of eight ships being launched as a part of the U.S. war effort. Includes three speeches delivered by Maine Governor Sumner Sewall, Senator Harry S. Truman, and Admiral Emory S. "Jerry" Land, Chairman of the Maritime Commission. Recorded August 16, 1942.
shipbuilding, Maine, World War II, Harry S. Truman, New England Shipbuilding Corporation
History | Radio
Tape 27, part 2
Length of Audio Recording
WLBZ Radio, (August 16 1942) "Mass Launch of Eight Ships from Maine, Coverage from Todd-Bath Shipbuilding Corporation, South Portland". WLBZ Radio Station Records. MS 608. Tape 27, part 2. Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine.