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Al Monner news negatives Willamette River (Or.) Shipyards--Oregon--Portland With digital objects English
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Launching of U.S.S. Peter Skene Ogden at Oregon Shipbuilding Company, Portland

The U.S.S. Peter Skene Ogden being launched from Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation in Portland, sponsored by Oregon’s Victory Girl Suzanne Burce (later known as actress Jane Powell). The ship is sliding down a ramp towards the Willamette River, while workers watch. Wooden scaffolding can be seen on either side of the ship (negative 1 of 5).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Launching of S.S. John McLoughlin at Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

Photograph showing the S.S. John McLoughlin being launched from a bay at the Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation in Portland. Wooden scaffolding can be seen at either side of the bay, and people in hardhats are looking towards the ship, which is sliding down a ramp into the Willamette River. The west hills can be seen at the other side of the water (negative 4 of 7).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998