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Newport News Virginia USA 1939 stock footage and images

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Engineers draw on sheets and workers make holes,cut metal sheets,weld while constructing SS America in Newport News, Virginia

Ocean liner SS America under construction in Newport News, Virginia. An engineer takes dimensions from the model of the ship. Engineers draw on sheets. Men make holes while constructing ship. A man cuts a metal sheet. Men wearing protective mask weld on the ship. Animation depicts the ship at sea.

Date: 1939, January 30
Duration: 35 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Mrs Roosevelt launches SS America at a harbor in Newport News, Virginia.

Mrs Roosevelt at launch of SS America. SS America, the largest liner ever built in the United States. A large crowd gathers at the harbor. Mrs Roosevelt is presented with flower bouquets. She launches the liner. Liner underway at sea. United States flag flying aboard on flag pole.

Date: 1939, August 31
Duration: 1 min 1 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Launching of Destroyer USS Dallas (DD-199), at Newport News, Virginia.

Launching of Destroyer, USS Dallas (DD199) at Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company,.Newport News, Virginia, U.S.A. Shipyard workers and guests cheer and wave American flags as the USS Dallas goes down the ways into the water.

Date: 1919, May 31
Duration: 19 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
A crowd at a shipyard in Newport News, Virginia during the launching of aircraft carrier Hornet (CV-12), during World War II.

The launch of aircraft carrier Hornet at the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company, Newport News, Virginia. Aircraft carrier Hornet under construction at a shipyard. The bow of Hornet with the American flag. Scaffolding for construction. The christening of the aircraft carrier Hornet by Mrs. Frank Knox, wife of the Secretary of the Navy. The new aircraft carrier slides down the ways into the water. A crowd in the foreground. Several people holding umbrellas. Shipyard scaffolding in the background. The carrier anchored in the James River. Two tugs near the carrier.

Date: 1943, August 30
Duration: 32 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
U.S. troops with their supplies depart for World War I duty on USS America and USS Madawaska at harbor in Newport News, Virginia.

American Army forces heading to France during World War 1. U.S. Army troops embark from Newport News, Virginia for France in 1918 during World War I. View of the Newport News harbor. USS Madawaska in the foreground. Other ships in the background. The troops with their supplies embark on USS America. They walk up a gangplank. The troops on the deck of USS America. The troops climb on the mast.

Date: 1918
Duration: 1 min 14 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
U.S. 105th Field Artillery and 2nd Battalion Pioneers aboard USS Madawaska wave and leave from Newport News, Virginia.

U.S. 105th Field Artillery and 2nd Battalion Pioneers aboard USS America and USS Madawaska in Newport News, Virginia leave for Europe in 1918 during World War I. U.S. troops aboard USS America. The ship leaves from the Newport News. The troops of 2nd Battalion Pioneers and 105th Field Artillery aboard USS Madawaska. The troops on the deck wave.

Date: 1935
Duration: 1 min 54 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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