United States destroyer Selfridge in Camden, New Jersey. A large crowd gathered to witness the launch of United states destroyer Selfridge in Camden, New Jersey. A woman aboard the destroyer as she carries flowers. Destroyer being launched as people look on. Destroyer takes to sea.
Keel laying of the nuclear-powered cargo and passenger ship, NS Savannah, at shipyard of the New York Shipbuilding Corporation, Camden New Jersey. Mrs. Pat Nixon, wife of Vice-President Richard M.Nixon, is seen at the keel laying of the ship, a center piece in President Eisenhower's "Atoms for Peace" initiative. Scene at the Babcock and Wilcox company, where steel parts are being fabricated for the Savannah's nuclear reactor. The reactor head being molded. Uranium oxide fuel pellets being manufactured. Core filled with fuel pellets being lowered into the reactor. Animated diagram illustrates how the ship's reactor and propulsion system will work.View of shock-absorbing collision protection and radiation shielding being placed around the reactor shell. views of the ship under construction in the ways at the shipyard.Views of the ship's turbines manufactured by the De Laval Steam Turbine Company. A technician uses a brush to dust the precision gears of the DeLaval manufactured turbines. Meshed gears turning.
Launching of United States Navy Ship USS Saratoga (CV-3) from New York Shipbuilding Company yard in Camden, New Jersey. U.S. military and naval officers lined up on the deck of the ship. Commissioning ceremonies underway. The ship slides down the ways into the Delaware River. Boats sail near the ship in water. Warplanes fly over the ship.
The Nuclear Ship ( NS ) Savannah during its test trials in the United States. The NS Savannah leaving the New York Shipbuilding Corporation yards at Camden New Jersey, enroute to Yorktown, Virginia, is seen passing the Delaware Memorial Bridge, as she cruises along the Delaware River. views of spray blowing across the ship underway. View of reactor control room, where increasing levels of power are demanded until full (100%) power is set on April 14, 1962 and the Savannah achieves a speed of 22 knots. The NS Savannah docks at her home port of Savannah, Georgia.
Famous passengers aboard ocean liner SS Manhattan (later USS Wakefield during World War 2) in the United States. Flashbacks show USS Manhattan being christened by Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt on 5th December, 1931. It is seen being launched from New York Shipbuilding Corporation in Camden New Jersey. View of maiden voyage on 10th August,1932, with passengers boarding the ship. It leaves a port for her first trip to Thailand, England, Germany and France. The passengers dance aboard the deck of SS Manhattan. Passengers including Babe Ruth, Jimmy Walker, Glenn Cunningham, and aviator Douglas Corrigan ("Wrong Way Corrigan") seen aboard the ship.
Ground view of the new Federal Post Office Building in Philadelphia on the day of its dedication,May 25, 1935. Aerial view of the top of the building as a Kellett autogyro lands on the roof. Post office officials and others stand in a line back from landing area. More aerial views of the building and environs. On the roof, the pilot initiates autogyro mail service from Camden New Jersey, by delivering a mail pouch to Postmaster General, James A. Farley, who is surrounded by other officials. Again, more views of the building and environment. The autogyro making a steep ascent from the rooftop.