Photo #: NH 52236
USS Kansas (Battleship # 21)
Ship's Sponsor, Miss Anna Hoch, with her parents and Maid of Honor at the launching ceremonies, 12 August 1905. Kansas was built by the New York Shipbuilding Corp. at Camden, New Jersey.
Those present are (from left to right): Miss Ora Allen, Maid of Honor; Mrs. E.W. Hoch, mother of the Sponsor; Miss Anna Hoch; and The Honorable E.W. Hoch, Governor of Kansas and father of the Sponsor.
Courtesy of the Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka, Kansas, 1967.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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7 May 2001