Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

NH 53429 USS Hornet (CV-12)

Photo #: NH 53429  USS Hornet (CV-12)
Description: Secretary of the Navy Frank Knox and Mrs. Annie Reid Knox, the ship's sponsor, at Hornet's christening ceremonies, 30 August 1943. The carrier was built at the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company shipyard, Newport News, Virginia. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
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