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Fore River Iron Works, Quincy, Mass.

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Item Information

Title:
Fore River Iron Works, Quincy, Mass.
Date:
1908
Format:
Postcards/Cards
Genre:
Postcards
Location:
Thomas Crane Public Library
The Quincy Room
Box 1 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Fore River Shipyard Postcard Collection
Subjects:
Boat & ship industry
Waterfronts
Fore River Ship and Engine Building Company (Mass.)
Places:
MassachusettsNorfolk (county)Quincy
Extent:
1 photograph : color photomechanical print ; sheet 9 x 14 cm (postcard format)
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Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
This work is licensed for use under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives License (CC BY-NC-ND).
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Publisher:
Boston, Mass : The Metropolitan News Co.
Notes (acquisition):
Donated by Wayne G. Miller.
Notes (date):
Date from item or accompanying material.
Notes:
Title from item or accompanying materials.
Navy assigned hull number: BB-29
Circa 1908 postcard of Battleship North Dakota almost ready to be launched; ships were launched stern first because shape of stern provided more resistance when entering water, therefore more buoyancy
Identifier:
26