Christening of North Carolina, New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 13 Jun 1940; note Isabel Young Hoey breaking champagne bottleLaunching ceremony of North Carolina, New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 13 Jun 1940, photo 1 of 4Launching ceremony of North Carolina, New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 13 Jun 1940, photo 2 of 4Launching ceremony of North Carolina, New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 13 Jun 1940, photo 3 of 4
Christening of North Carolina, New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 13 Jun 1940; note Isabel Young Hoey breaking champagne bottleLaunching ceremony of North Carolina, New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 13 Jun 1940, photo 1 of 4Launching ceremony of North Carolina, New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 13 Jun 1940, photo 2 of 4Launching ceremony of North Carolina, New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 13 Jun 1940, photo 3 of 4
Launching ceremony of North Carolina, New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 13 Jun 1940, photo 4 of 4Launching of North Carolina, New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 13 Jun 1940North Carolina shortly after launching, New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 13 Jun 1940
Launching ceremony of North Carolina, New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 13 Jun 1940, photo 4 of 4Launching of North Carolina, New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 13 Jun 1940North Carolina shortly after launching, New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 13 Jun 1940


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