Ship's launching ceremonies at New York Shipbuilding Corp., Camden, New Jersey, on 12 August 1905. From left, dressed in white, are: Miss Anna Hoch, sponsor; Miss Ora Allen; and Mrs. E.W. Hoch. E. W. Hoch, governor of Kansas, is the third man from right, at the top of the steps.
Courtesy of the Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka, 1967
Naval History and Heritage Command