|Title||Postcard: view of the Todd Shipyards, Hoboken, N.J., no date, circa 1944-1950.|
|Collection||Hoboken Commerce Collection|
|Credit||Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.|
Postcard: view of the Todd Shipyards, Hoboken, N.J., no date, circa 1944-1950. Unposted. Real photo postcard (EKC stamp block); undivided back. 3-3/8" high x 5-3/5" wide. Photographer is not indicated.
EKC = Eastman Kodak Company. The style has been listed as being in use from 1930 to 1950 although one source states it was limited to 1945-1950.
View is west - northwest of what is commonly called Weehawken Cove with Union City in the far background. The Hoboken-Weehawken border passes through the site, but the company used a Hoboken address.
In the right background is the large Todd Shipyards Corp. sign (building was actually in Weehawken) which was built when the drydock yard was expanded in 1943-1944. The ship in the right foreground is the Pan American, an oil tanker of the Pan American Petroleum & Refinery Company, which went was delivered to its owner on Dec. 23, 1937. Names on other vessels are not fully legible.
|Year Range from||1944|
|Year Range to||1940|
Todd Shipyards Corporation
|Caption||cropped to image, enhanced|
Business & Commerce