Large crowd gathered at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. People waving farewell to the men aboard the USS Arizona (BB-39) battleship as it is launched into the East River. Steam boats and tug boats move beside the Battleship as it leaves the naval yard. Crowd on the grandstand includes the sponsor, Miss Esther Ross, and the Governor of Arizona, George Hunt. Also Eva Behn, Salee King, Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels, Marie Farroll who was Maid of Honor, and Mrs. Ross, the mother of the sponsor. Views of the USS-Arizona underway in the East River, surrounded by many small tug boats and steam ships.
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