Ships being built and launched in the United States; Steel titan Charles M. Schwab at a launching.
United States USA Date:1923 Duration:55 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Ship building in the United States. A shipyard worker drills holes in steel plate of a ship. Another worker welds a section of steel. People gathered in large number for the launching of two ships. Charles M. Schwab of the shipping board addresses gathering of shipyard workers and guests, at the launching of a ship. (Steel titan Schwab was then the Director General of the Emergency Fleet Corporation, a Congressionally appointed board over all shipbuilding in the United States). American flags in the background. Ship is launched and moves slowly down the ways.
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