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William Cramp & Sons Shipbuilding Company facilities, 15 March 1943. Cruisers visible in this photo:

Far right - Miami (CL 89) - Furthest along; aft turrets and catapults in place.
Left of Miami is Astoria (CL 90) - she is about a month behind Miami.
Left of Astoria, in the large shipway, is Oklahoma City (CL 91) - a significant portion of hull has been built.
Lefr of Oklahoma City is Little Rock (CL 92) - Keel was just been laid on 6 March, which is visible under crane structure.

Note the 8 submarines in various stages of construction to the left of the Little Rock (4 per shipway). They are most likely:

Devilfish (SS 292)
Dragonet (SS 293)
Escolar (SS 294)
Hackleback (SS 295)
Lancetfish (SS 296)
Ling (SS 297)
Lionfish (SS 298)
Manta (SS 299)

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Filename:0408927.jpg
Album name:NLD151 / Little Rock
Link to museum ship page:https://www.museumships.us/cruiser/little-rock
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