Launching of the U.S.S. Jenks by the Dravo Corporation at Neville Island. Memorial Day, 1944.
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This photograph was taken at the launch of this ship on Memorial Day, 1944. 

U.S.S. Jenks celebration

Credit: Courtesy of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

The first destroyer escort launched into the Ohio River, the U.S.S. Jenks was one of 28 such vessels built by Dravo during World War II.

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