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SS Black Hawk Launched

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Seventy years ago today, on 18 January 1943, the Liberty Ship, SS Black Hawk was launched by Delta Shipbuilding Co. in New Orleans.

It took this proud crew only 41 days to finish the vessel.

On 29 December 1944, the Black Hawk was traveling in a convoy in the English Channel when she was torpedoed and sunk by a German U-boat.

Images Gift of Earl and Elaine Buras, 1999.060
Post by Curator Kimberly Guise.

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