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USS Idaho fitting out at William Cramp and Sons yard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, circa 1906American battleship Mississippi, the former incarnation of Greek battleship Kilkis, fitting out at William Cramp and Sons shipyard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 1907USS Mississippi (foreground) and USS Idaho (background) fitting out at William Cramp and Sons, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 1907-1908Marblehead being prepared for launching, William Cramp and Sons shipyard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 9 Oct 1923
USS Idaho fitting out at William Cramp and Sons yard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, circa 1906American battleship Mississippi, the former incarnation of Greek battleship Kilkis, fitting out at William Cramp and Sons shipyard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 1907USS Mississippi (foreground) and USS Idaho (background) fitting out at William Cramp and Sons, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 1907-1908Marblehead being prepared for launching, William Cramp and Sons shipyard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 9 Oct 1923
Oklahoma during modernization at Philadelphia Navy Yard, circa 1928Oklahoma off the Philadelphia Navy Yard after modernization, 21 Aug 1929Four-stack destroyer USS Reuben James upon being recommissioned at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, 9 May 1932.N3N trainer aircraft being constructed at the Naval Aircraft Factory at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, United States, 28 Jun 1937
Oklahoma during modernization at Philadelphia Navy Yard, circa 1928Oklahoma off the Philadelphia Navy Yard after modernization, 21 Aug 1929Four-stack destroyer USS Reuben James upon being recommissioned at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, 9 May 1932.N3N trainer aircraft being constructed at the Naval Aircraft Factory at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, United States, 28 Jun 1937
USS Washington under construction, Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, Pennsylvania, United States, circa late 1938Battleship Washington under construction, Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, United States, 6 Jan 1939Aerial view of Naval Aircraft Factory at Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, United States, date unknownLaunching of battleship Washington, Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, Pennsylvania, United States, 1 Jun 1940, photo 1 of 2
USS Washington under construction, Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, Pennsylvania, United States, circa late 1938Battleship Washington under construction, Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, United States, 6 Jan 1939Aerial view of Naval Aircraft Factory at Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, United States, date unknownLaunching of battleship Washington, Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, Pennsylvania, United States, 1 Jun 1940, photo 1 of 2
Launching of battleship Washington, Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, Pennsylvania, United States, 1 Jun 1940, photo 2 of 2USS Washington, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 29 May 1941US Marine Sergeant Earl Swife with bulldog Duffy, who was soon to be the mascot of San Diego base, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 1940sWheeled variant of the Naval Aircraft Factory OS2N-1 Kingfisher (contract versions of the Vought OS2U-3) at rest at the Naval Aircraft Factory in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 1942
Launching of battleship Washington, Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, Pennsylvania, United States, 1 Jun 1940, photo 2 of 2USS Washington, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 29 May 1941US Marine Sergeant Earl Swife with bulldog Duffy, who was soon to be the mascot of San Diego base, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 1940sWheeled variant of the Naval Aircraft Factory OS2N-1 Kingfisher (contract versions of the Vought OS2U-3) at rest at the Naval Aircraft Factory in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 1942
Battleship USS South Dakota departing Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States for shakedown exercises, 4 Jun 1942. Note the OS2U Kingfisher aircraft from Observation Squadron VO-6 on the fantail.Christening of battleship New Jersey by Carolyn Edison, wife of New Jersey Governor and former Secretary of the Navy Charles Edison, Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, United States, 7 Dec 1942Launching of light cruiser Miami, William Cramp and Sons, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 8 Dec 1942Aerial view of William Cramp & Sons shipyard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 15 Mar 1943
Battleship USS South Dakota departing Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States for shakedown exercises, 4 Jun 1942. Note the OS2U Kingfisher aircraft from Observation Squadron VO-6 on the fantail.Christening of battleship New Jersey by Carolyn Edison, wife of New Jersey Governor and former Secretary of the Navy Charles Edison, Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, United States, 7 Dec 1942Launching of light cruiser Miami, William Cramp and Sons, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 8 Dec 1942Aerial view of William Cramp & Sons shipyard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 15 Mar 1943

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