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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.

Publication Date

8-16-1942

Keywords

shipbuilding, Maine, World War II, Harry S. Truman, New England Shipbuilding Corporation

Disciplines

History | Radio

Collection Number

MS 608

Recording Number

Tape 27, part 2

Length of Audio Recording

15:14

Mass Launch of Eight Ships from Maine, Coverage from Todd-Bath Shipbuilding Corporation, South Portland

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