Destroyer Escort, USS Currier (DE-700) is launched at Bay City in Michigan, USA.
Bay City Michigan USA Date:1943, October 14 Duration:5 min 35 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The eve of launching Destroyer Escort, USS Currier (DE-700), at Bay City in Michigan, USA. View of the Defoe Shipbuilding shipyard. A ship upside down showing rolls. Men knock out support beams of USS Currier. Men work on ship. Men work on propellers of ship. Rope is cut. USS Currier slides down ways. Mrs Betty S Cruiser christens ship. Views of another ship hull upside down, under construction. Spectators watch the ship as it is moved upright by a giant crane and hook assembly. Spectators watch ship righted. Men work on this next ship in queue.
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