Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

NH 55016 USS California (BB-44)

Photo #: NH 55016  USS California (BB-44)
Caption:
Description: Sliding down the building ways during her launching, at the Mare Island Navy Yard, California, 20 November 1919. Note group on the christening stand in the lower right, including the ship's sponsor, Mrs. R.T. Zane (at left), a Navy Captain lifting his hat to the ship, a motion picture cameraman and a Navy bugler. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
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