• Manitowoc World War II shipbuilding

    Manitowoc Maritime Museum

    Narrated documentary in color and black and white uses still photographs and film clips to tell the story of Manitowoc's unique history of building submarines and other Navy vessels during World War I…

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  • Launching Peto [and] Launching P.C. 1424 submarine chaser

    Silent color film documents two separate events: the side-launching of the U.S.S. Peto in Manitowoc, Wisconsin on April 30, 1942 and the launching of Patrol Craft Sweeper 1424 in Manitowoc on June 19…

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  • Launchings

    Manitowoc Shipbuilding Co. (Manitowoc, Wis.)

    Silent black and white film segments document the launching of military vessels and submarines built in Manitowoc, Wisconsin during World War II. Footage filmed at Burger Boat Company shows launches o…

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  • Views of Custerdale

    Manitowoc Shipbuilding Co. (Manitowoc, Wis.)

    This silent black and white film segment includes aerial views and street scenes of Custerdale, a $1.4 million government housing project built in Manitowoc, Wisconsin in 1941 to provide temporary hom…

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  • Manitowoc 1943-1945

    Pickering, Charles

    Silent black and white "home movie" footage filmed in Manitowoc, Wisconsin during the mid-1940s shows the city's downtown, near south side, and harbor areas. Included are brief views of the shipyard b…

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  • Manitowoc County men leave for service

    Manitowoc Shipbuilding Co. (Manitowoc, Wis.)

    Silent black and white film segments show a National Guard unit and Army draftees departing Manitowoc, Wisconsin on three separate occasions immediately prior to World War II. "Co. E. leaves for servi…

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