1944 Ad Defoe Shipbuilding World War II Soldiers Battleship Ocean Shore FZ6


This is an original 1944 black and white print ad for the Defoe Shipbuilding Company of Bay City, Michigan; this ad features their World War II era ship and vessel production for the American armed forces.


This 67+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light wrinkling. No natural defects. Some light surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.75 x 12.5 inches; 25 x 32 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: Vintage Advertising, wartime, WWII, warship, battleship, soldiers, battlefield, shore, production