Great Naval Review, Christmas Day, 1918, in New York City.
New York City USA Date:1918, December 25 Duration:2 min 54 sec Sound:NO SOUND
A U.S. four-stack destroyer flanks the Presidential Yacht, Mayflower, as it steams, carrying Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels, followed by a motor launch, in New York City on Christmas Day, 1918 a month after the end of World War I. The next scene shows the USS Pennsylvania (BB-38),with ship's company lining her decks and her forward three-gun turrets turned to port. Next sequence is take from a small boat circling the Pennsylvania from bow to her port side, where two small boats are seen. In a separate scene, a motor launch pulls up to a gangplank at starboard side of the Pennsylvania. Scene shifts to the USS Texas (BB-35) steaming, followed by other battleships. Final scenes show warships anchored,one belching heavy black smoke. A U.S. Cruiser. (World War i; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
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