Christening of USS Enterprise (CVAN-65) in Newport News, Virginia.
Newport News Virginia USA Date:1960, September 24 Duration:2 min 12 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Port bow section of USS Enterprise (CVAN-65) during its christening in Newport News, Virginia. Scene of launching platform. Crowd assembles in the yard prior to launching. Down to stand set up for VIPs. Officers, guests and spectators assemble for christening of first nuclear carrier. Visitors arriving. Scene of Marine Honor Guard, visitors and spectators. Secretary of Navy William B Franke inspects honor guard. Mr. Franke approaches speaker's platform. Dignitaries as well as Admirals greeted at the speaker's stand by Secretary of the Navy. Secretary stands with crowd on stand. Mrs. Franke stands to his right. Admiral Arleigh A Burke, CNO, conversing with Mr. Franke. Secretary takes seat next to his wife. Scene of Secretary of the Navy Admiral Burke, Admiral Robert L Dennison and other VIPs.
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