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Admiral Arthur W. Radford and other dignitaries arrive at the christening ceremony of USS Ranger in Newport News, Virginia.

Christening of USS Ranger in Newport News, Virginia. People gather in a large number at a harbor. The bow of the ship. A speaker's stand. Several workers on a side of the dry dock. The bottom portion of the bow of USS Ranger. Workers handle lines as the ship slowly moves away from the dock. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Arthur W. Radford, his wife and several other people on the speaker's stand as the ship leaves the dock. The speakers stand alongside the dock. The ship backs away from the dock. People in the background.

Date: 1956, September
Duration: 2 min 46 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
A navy band plays during christening of USS Ranger in Newport News, Virginia.

Christening of USS Ranger in Newport News, Virginia. The bow of the ship. Workers on the forward flight deck look over the bow as the ship moves away from the dock. A speaker's stand in the background. A navy band playing during the commissioning ceremony. Dignitaries at the speaker's stand.

Date: 1956, September
Duration: 1 min 6 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Admiral Arthur W. Radford stands on a speaker's stand during the christening of USS Ranger in Newport News, Virginia.

Christening of USS Ranger in Newport News, Virginia. People gather in a large number at a harbor. Building in the background. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Arthur W. Radford with officials. He stands at a speaker's stand. A car drives through the harbor.

Date: 1956, September
Duration: 1 min 54 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Mrs Radford swings a champagne bottle during the christening of USS Ranger in Newport News, Virginia.

Christening of USS Ranger in Newport News, Virginia. The bow of the ship. People gathered for the ceremony. An officer speaks into a microphone. Mrs. Radford swings a champagne bottle and hits the bow. The ship starts to move away from the stand. A large crowd of spectators and some dock workers at the harbor. A parked car. Cars driven away from the harbor. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Arthur W. Radford, Mrs. Radford and U.S. Navy Admiral Arleigh Albert Burke on a speaker's stand. Honor guards stand at attention. Admiral Radford reviews the guards. U.S. Secretary of the Navy Charles S. Thomas and Admiral Radford.

Date: 1956, September
Duration: 2 min 20 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
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
 
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