Photo #: 80-G-707176
USS United States (CVA-58)
Ship's keel plate being laid in a construction dry dock at the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company shipyard, Newport News, Virginia, 18 April 1949. The carrier was cancelled a few days later, on 23 April.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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4 September 2001