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USS Houston (CL-81) launching ceremony, Mayor Otis Massey of Houston, Texas, Mrs. Claud Hammill, sponsor, Newport News, Virginia, 1943

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 6, Item: 5

Caption on card: "Norfolk, Va., 19 June, 1943-- Mayor Otis Massey of Houston, Texas, pins orchids on Mrs. Claude Hammill, sponsor, at the launching of the new cruiser Houston at the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company, Newport News, Va. The launching took place 19 June 1943."

Dates

  • Other: 1943

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Extent

From the Collection: 63.0 Linear Feet

Repository Details

Part of the University of Houston Libraries Special Collections Repository

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