John Leslie Collection Photographs


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Typed description: "SHIP PRODUCTION LINE -- More than a dozen Spruance-class destroyers (foreground) and huge amphibious assault ships (rear) take shape simultaneously at Litton Industries' Ingalls Shipbuilding division in Pascagoula, Miss. Unusual modular production techniques shows sub-assemblies growing into modules which are finally joined to form completed hulls ready for floating off the submersible launch platform at left"

Subject Headings (Library of Congress)

Leslie, John, 1923-2012; Litton Industries; Ingalls Shipbuilding; Pascagoula (Miss.); Iron-works; Shipbuilding; Submarines (Ships); Amphibious assault ships; Destroyers (Warships);

Relational Format


Original Format

black-and-white photographs

Original Collection

John Leslie Collection, Archives and Special Collections, University of Mississippi Libraries


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