U.S. Naval Fleet Review, Christmas Day, 1918, in New York City. Presidential Yacht and U.S. warships are seen.
New York City USA Date:1918, December 25 Duration:1 min 31 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The U.S. Presidential Yacht, USS Mayflower (PY-1), carrying Secretary of the Navy,Josephus Daniels, makes its way between U.S. warships in the Port of New York during the Naval Fleet Review on Christmas Day, 1918, at the end of World War 2. A 4-stacker destroyer is seen briefly, to port side of the Mayflower. Later she is seen passing New York City piers, along the shoreline. The scene shifts to the USS Pennsylvania (BB-38), with her crew lining the deck and an upper triple turret turned to port. Two launches head toward a gangplank on her portside. View from boat passing the USS Pennsylvania's bow and along her starboard side.
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