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A huge crowd gathered at the launch of USS Challenge and SS Red Jacket at a shipbuilding yard in Kearny, New Jersey.

Launching of USS Challenge and SS Red Jacket at a shipbuilding yard in Kearny, New Jersey. A huge crowd gathered at the launch. U.S. sailors aboard the ship. The American flag flutters from a pole on the bow of USS Challenge and SS (Steam Ship) Red Jacket. Mrs. Moran smashes a bottle of champagne on the bow of SS Red Jacket. Both the ships depart from the dockyard. A board reads the keel laying and the launching schedule.

Date: 1939
Duration: 2 min 39 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
U.S. destroyers USS Anderson and USS Hammann launched in Kearny, New Jersey

Launch of two U.S. destroyer in Kearny, New Jersey. A large crowd gathered to witness the launch. USS Anderson ready for launch. People around the ship. The ship slides down the ways into the water. A man at a machine. USS Hammann slides down the ways into the water.

Date: 1939
Duration: 39 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: None
 
 
Charles Michael Schwab and Edward N. Hurley launch the freighter USS Liberty at shipyard in Newark,New Jersey

Launching of U.S. freighter "Liberty" at shipyard in Kearny,New Jersey. Large crowd gather at Federal Shipbuilding Company shipyard, in Kearny, New Jersey, for launching of the freighter USS Liberty. Charles Michael Schwab, Director General of the Emergency Fleet Corporation and Edward N. Hurley, Chairman of the U.S. Shipping Board, launch the freighter USS Liberty. People hold American flags. Freighter is launched and it leaves dock.

Date: 1918, June 19
Duration: 52 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Two new greyhound class destroyers named 'Edison' and 'Ericsson' christened for U.S. Navy at a dock in Kearny, New Jersey.

Two new destroyers introduced for the U.S. Navy at a dock in Kearny, New Jersey. Dignitaries including Mrs. Thomas A. Edison perform rituals during the Christening ceremony of the twin 'greyhound' class destroyers named USS Edison (DD-439) and USS Ericsson (DD-440). The destroyers slide down into the seawater one after the other. Crew members and sailors aboard the destroyer cheer and wave towards the crowd at the dock present during the ceremony.

Date: 1940, November 23
Duration: 39 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Thomas Alva Edison stands behind wheel of Ford Model A car and poses in Kearny, New Jersey.

An American inventor Thomas Alva Edison in Kearny, New Jersey . Edison stands behind wheel of Ford Model A car. He poses beside the car. People gather in the background.

Date: 1928
Duration: 27 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
USS Edison and ISS Ericsson being launched in Kearny, New Jersey.

Launching of United States Navy destroyers in Kearny, New Jersey. A man hands over a bottle of champagne to the widow of Thomas Alva Edison who breaks it against the bow of USS Edison. The ship takes to water. Crew members on the deck of the ship. A woman breaks a bottle of champagne against the bow of USS Ericsson as the ship is launched.

Date: 1940, November 27
Duration: 39 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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