Cruiser St. Louis sliding down the ways at Newport News Shipbuilding 15 Apr 1938 at Newport News, Virginia, United States.

Caption     Cruiser St. Louis sliding down the ways at Newport News Shipbuilding 15 Apr 1938 at Newport News, Virginia, United States. ww2dbase
Photographer    Unknown
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy via NavSource
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Photos on Same Day 15 Apr 1938
Photos at Same Place Newport News, Virginia, United States
Added By David Stubblebine

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
7 Jul 2023 08:53:04 PM

The ship’s sponsor was Miss Nancy Lee Morrill of St. Louis (in white jacket second from left on platform). She was the daughter of a powerful St. Louis insurance broker and was chosen for this honor by Missouri’s Governor, Lloyd Stark.

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