Launch of the SS Hoke Smith

Collection:
Kenneth Rogers Photograph Collection
Title:
Launch of the SS Hoke Smith
Creator:
Rogers, Kenneth, 1907-1989
Date of Original:
1943-09-16
Subject:
Ships--United States
Warships--United States
Government vessels--United States
Liberty ships--United States
Vessels--United States
Steamboats--1940-1950
Crowds--Georgia--Savannah
Flags--United States
Banners--Georgia--Savannah
Events--Georgia--Savannah
Rites and ceremonies--Georgia--Savannah
SS Hoke Smith (Steam ship)
World War, 1939-1945--Georgia--Savannah
Location:
United States, Georgia, Chatham County, Savannah, 32.0835407, -81.0998342
Medium:
Photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
View of the SS Hoke Smith being launched in Savannah, Georgia.
The SS Hoke Smith, named after Georgia Governor Hoke Smith, was a Liberty ship. The Liberty ships were a series of cargo ships built by the United States during World War II. The steamship Hoke Smith was launched in 1934 and sold into private hands in 1947. It was scrapped in 1967.
Local Identifier:
VIS 82.133.04
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Metadata URL:
http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/Rogers/id/879
Original Collection:
Kenneth Rogers Photographs, Atlanta History Center
Holding Institution:
Atlanta History Center
Rights:

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