Associated Shipbuilders of Seattle Photograph Collection, February 1, 1941-February 13, 1942  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Associated Shipbuilders of Seattle Photograph Collection
February 1, 1941-February 13, 1942 (inclusive)
31 photographic prints ( 1 box)
Collection Number
Photographs of workers and shipbuilding activities at Associated Shipbuilders of Seattle
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
Access Restrictions

Open to the public.


Historical BackgroundReturn to Top

The Lake Union Dry Dock Company was started as a ship repair year in 1919. During WWII they began building boats for the U.S. Navy in partnership with Puget Sound Bridge & Dredging Co, in particular minesweeping vessels under the name Associated Shipbuilders.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Photographs of shipbuilding activities at Associated Shipbuilders. Images include workers, laying keel, views of drydocks, workers operating sandblasters, aerial views. Most of the ships appear to be naval ships including the S.S. Rockaway.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Status of creator's copyrights is unknown; restrictions may exist on copying, quotation, or publication. Users are responsible for researching copyright status before use.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Visual Materials Collections (University of Washington)