Liberty Ship

Liberty Ship

Accession No.: 2007.FIC.1
Date: Unknown
Materials: Plastic, thread, and metal


Provenance: This is a 1:192 scale model of a Liberty Ship, standardized and easy to build vessels ordered by the United States Maritime Commission and the War Shipping Administration during World War II. These vessels constructed at multiple shipyards across the country, including Todd Houston Shipyard in Houston. Liberty ships crossed embattled seas with un-armed and non-military crews, to provide Allied troops stationed on all fronts with invaluable supplies and equipment.

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