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Launching of carrier Ranger, Newport News, Virginia, United States, 25 Feb 1933. Photo 1 of 2.Launching of carrier Ranger, Newport News, Virginia, United States, 25 Feb 1933. Photo 2 of 2.
Launching of carrier Ranger, Newport News, Virginia, United States, 25 Feb 1933. Photo 1 of 2.Launching of carrier Ranger, Newport News, Virginia, United States, 25 Feb 1933. Photo 2 of 2.
United States First Lady Mrs. Lou Hoover christening Ranger upon the ship’s launch at Newport News, Virginia, 25 Feb 1933. Behind Mrs. Hoover, in the dark hat, is Secretary of the Navy Charles Adams. Photo 1 of 2.United States First Lady Mrs. Lou Hoover christening Ranger upon the ship’s launch at Newport News, Virginia, 25 Feb 1933. Behind Mrs. Hoover, in the dark hat, is Secretary of the Navy Charles Adams. Photo 2 of 2.
United States First Lady Mrs. Lou Hoover christening Ranger upon the ship’s launch at Newport News, Virginia, 25 Feb 1933. Behind Mrs. Hoover, in the dark hat, is Secretary of the Navy Charles Adams. Photo 1 of 2.United States First Lady Mrs. Lou Hoover christening Ranger upon the ship’s launch at Newport News, Virginia, 25 Feb 1933. Behind Mrs. Hoover, in the dark hat, is Secretary of the Navy Charles Adams. Photo 2 of 2.
Eleanor Roosevelt at the launching ceremony of carrier Yorktown, Newport News, Virginia, United States, 4 Apr 1936Cruiser St. Louis sliding down the ways at Newport News Shipbuilding 15 Apr 1938 at Newport News, Virginia, United States.
Eleanor Roosevelt at the launching ceremony of carrier Yorktown, Newport News, Virginia, United States, 4 Apr 1936Cruiser St. Louis sliding down the ways at Newport News Shipbuilding 15 Apr 1938 at Newport News, Virginia, United States.
Overhead view of USS Yorktown (Essex-class) at Newport News, Virginia, United States, 27 Apr 1943USS Franklin being floated out of drydock for the first time, Newport News, Virginia, United States, 14 Oct 1943. Note Navy WAVES on the dock; WAVES
Overhead view of USS Yorktown (Essex-class) at Newport News, Virginia, United States, 27 Apr 1943USS Franklin being floated out of drydock for the first time, Newport News, Virginia, United States, 14 Oct 1943. Note Navy WAVES on the dock; WAVES' Director, LtCdr Mildred H. McAfee, USNR, was Franklin's sponsor.
Bow of the carrier Ticonderoga on the ways shortly before launching at Newport News, Virginia, United States, Jan 1944. Note the twin gun tubs on the bow that gave rise to the so-called Long-Hull Essex-class.Essex-class carrier Ticonderoga being prepared for christening and launching, Newport News, Virginia, United States, 7 Feb 1944. Note the platform built for the sponsor and other dignitaries.
Bow of the carrier Ticonderoga on the ways shortly before launching at Newport News, Virginia, United States, Jan 1944. Note the twin gun tubs on the bow that gave rise to the so-called Long-Hull Essex-class.Essex-class carrier Ticonderoga being prepared for christening and launching, Newport News, Virginia, United States, 7 Feb 1944. Note the platform built for the sponsor and other dignitaries.
Essex-class carrier Ticonderoga in her first attempt to be christened (the bottle missed), Newport News, Virginia, United States, 7 Feb 1944. Sponsor was Miss Stephanie Sarah Pell of Ticonderoga, New York.Essex-class carrier Ticonderoga in her second and successful attempt to be christened, Newport News, Virginia, United States, 7 Feb 1944. Sponsor was Miss Stephanie Sarah Pell of Ticonderoga, New York.
Essex-class carrier Ticonderoga in her first attempt to be christened (the bottle missed), Newport News, Virginia, United States, 7 Feb 1944. Sponsor was Miss Stephanie Sarah Pell of Ticonderoga, New York.Essex-class carrier Ticonderoga in her second and successful attempt to be christened, Newport News, Virginia, United States, 7 Feb 1944. Sponsor was Miss Stephanie Sarah Pell of Ticonderoga, New York.
Essex-class carrier Ticonderoga sliding down the ways during her launch at Newport News, Virginia, United States, 7 Feb 1944.Port side view of Essex-class carrier Ticonderoga receiving final preparations at Newport News Naval Shipyard before being delivered to the US Navy, Newport News, Virginia, Untied States, Apr 22, 1944.
Essex-class carrier Ticonderoga sliding down the ways during her launch at Newport News, Virginia, United States, 7 Feb 1944.Port side view of Essex-class carrier Ticonderoga receiving final preparations at Newport News Naval Shipyard before being delivered to the US Navy, Newport News, Virginia, Untied States, Apr 22, 1944.


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