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Honoring The Men And Women Who Built the "Liberty" Ships



Jones, Herbert G, Portland Ships Are Good Ships. Portland, ME:  Machigonne Press, 1945.
Portland Harbor Museum
Official Site, S.S. Jeremiah O'Brien
Marty Wefald's S.S. Jeremiah O'Brien Site
S.S. Jeremiah O'Brien, World War II Liberty Ship, By Rob Mackie.
Excellent pictures of present-day S.S. Jeremiah O'Brien

Project Liberty Ship, by Peter Thompson
Liberty Ships, also by Peter Thompson
How Liberty Ships Are Built, also by Peter Thompson

Liberty Ship Nomenclature
Complete list of every Liberty built
WWII Tech Pubs Feature, "Liberty" Cargo Ship, by James Davies
VERY extensive info on Liberties ranging from the ships to the yards which built them.
GOOGLE Search for "South Portland Shipyards"
Liberty Ship Crew

Who did what on the Liberties
The Atlantic Bridge of Steel, by Scott Messmore
S.S. Jeremiah O’Brien tours and information
"We did it before and we can do it again!"
Some pictures, basic info on Liberties

Casco Bay Online: A bibliography of Casco Bay

Local Maritime Links
Water front home page (Port of Portland)
Portland Landmarks
Maine History Day
Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse
Maritime Resources
Maritime History Publications Home Page
Lighthouses in Maine
Links: Lighthouses and Lightships
Maritime Organizations
Portland Marine Society
Africa Sails (Portland, ME)
Haze Gray Shipbuilding Pages: The Shipbuilding Industry of Yesterday & Today
Many links to many shipyards, US and worldwide, especially strong on WW2.  The web page at includes information on the  Todd-Bath Iron Shipbuilding Corp., 1940-1942, South Portland Shipbuilding Corp., 1941-1943 and New England Shipbuilding Corp., 1943-1945.

Jeremy D'Entremont.  
New England Lighthouses: A Virtual Guide

Revised: 15 Aug 2002 .