The Long Beach Shipyard: Wave Killer

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Title

The Long Beach Shipyard: Wave Killer

Subject

Evolution of Long Beach's Beaches

Description

Photo of two individuals alongside the mechanical crane "Herman the German". The creation of the shipyard was also the end to the thriving surf culture of Long Beach as it prevented the surfable waves from entering the shoreline.

Source

Wikipedia

Publisher

U.S. Navy All Hands magazine

Date

January 1st, 1957

Contributor

U.S. Navy All Hands magazine

Rights

"All photographs published in ALL HANDS are official Department of Defense photographs unless otherwise designated."

Language

English

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Citation

“The Long Beach Shipyard: Wave Killer,” California Surf Culture Archive, accessed October 20, 2020, http://casurfculture.com/items/show/244.