|Collection||Library of Congress Collection|
|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
|Description||Officials who took part in the launching ceremonies on August 16, 1942. Five Ocean ships were launched from the Todd-Bath Iron shipyard, and one Liberty ship was launched from the South Portland Shipbuilding yard. Left to right: Senator Claude Pepper (FL), Senator Harry S. Truman (MO), Governor Sumner Sewall (ME), Senator Ralph Brewster (ME), John D. Reilly (president of Todd Shipyards Corporation), William S. Newell (president of Bath Iron Works Corporation and the Todd-Bath Shipbuilding Corporation), Senator Harley M. Kilgore (WV).|
Todd-Bath Iron Shipbuilding Corporation
Ocean Wayfarer (ship)
Ocean Stranger (ship)
Ocean Traveler (ship)
Ocean Seaman (ship)
Ocean Gallant (ship)
South Portland Shipbuilding Corporation
S.S. Ethan Allen (West Yard)
Newell, William S. "Pete"
Reilly, John D.
Sewall, Sumner (Governor)