USS Franklin being floated out of drydock for the first time, Newport News, Virginia, United States, 14 Oct 1943. Note Navy WAVES on the dock; WAVES' Director, LtCdr Mildred H. McAfee, USNR, was Franklin's sponsor.

Caption   USS Franklin being floated out of drydock for the first time, Newport News, Virginia, United States, 14 Oct 1943. Note Navy WAVES on the dock; WAVES' Director, LtCdr Mildred H. McAfee, USNR, was Franklin's sponsor. ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy
Identification Code   80-G-K-14015
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WAVES: Women in the WW2 US Navy   Main article  Photos  
Franklin   Main article  Photos  
Photos on Same Day See all photos dated 14 Oct 1943
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 1 Jan 2006
Licensing  Public Domain. According to the United States copyright law (United States Code, Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105), in part, "[c]opyright protection under this title is not available for any work of the United States Government".



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