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Photograph of the Rear Control Car of a Dirigible, ca. 1933

U.S.S. George Washington

U.S.S. George Washington

Wilson on Board U.S.S. George Washington

Wilson on Board U.S.S. George Washington

U.S.S. George Washington

U.S.S. George Washington

Wilson Disembarking U.S.S. George Washington

U.S.S. George Washington

Wilson Disembarking U.S.S. George Washington

Wilson Disembarking U.S.S. George Washington

Wilson on Board U.S.S. George Washington

U.S.S. George Washington

Admiral David D. Porter

U.S.S. George Washington

Wilson's Arrival at Brest, France

Wilson's Arrival at Brest, France

U.S.S. George Washington

Admiral David D. Porter

U.S.S. George Washington

Wilson's Arrival at Brest, France

Ceremonies - Navy & Marines - The Return of the Victory Feelt to New York. With clocklike precision, which is so characteristic of the United States Navy, America's majestic fleet moved up the Hudson River through a heavy snowstorm. After the review of the fleet by Secretary Daniels, half of the sailorscame ashore to partake in a parade down Fifth Avenue where they were cheered by thousands of people. The photo shows a division passing the reviewing stand in front of the Public Library. Secretary Daniels in a silk hat can be seen near the center post

Photograph of Crew Bunks of a Dirigible, ca. 1933

Photograph of Head-Chief Inspector of Structures Walking Through a Dirigible, ca. 1933

Photograph of the Interior Hull of a Dirigible before Gas Cells were Installed, ca. 1933

Photograph of Crews Quarters in a Dirigible, ca. 1933

Photograph of a Oil Tank on the USS Akron, ca. 1933

Photograph Rising the First Main Frame of a Dirigible, ca. 1933

Photograph of Emergency Control Station of a Dirigible, ca. 1933

Photograph of the USS Akron in the Goodyear-Zeppelin Dock , ca. 1933

Photograph of the Left Side of the Control Car on a Dirigible, ca. 1933

Photograph of a Propeller on a Dirigible, ca. 1933

Photograph of a Side Corridor on a Dirigible, ca. 1933

U.S. Congress. Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disasters, ca. 1933

Photograph of Engine Room in a Dirigible, ca. 1933

Photograph Looking Down in Emergency Control Station of a Dirigible , ca. 1933

Photograph of the Nose of the USS Akron being Attached, ca. 1933

Two Photograph of the Catwalk on the USS Akron, ca. 1933

Photograph of Control Wires and Pulleys on a Dirigible, ca. 1933

Photograph of a Sailor at the Bow Mooring Post on a Dirigible, ca. 1933

Photograph of Navigation Room in a Dirigible, ca. 1933

Photograph of the Starboard Side of a Dirigible, ca. 1933

Commanding Officer Charles V. Gordon of the USS Tigrone

View from the USS Sculpin of the Raising of the Pontoons Attached to the Bow of the USS Squalus

View from the USS Sculpin of the Raising of the Pontoons Attached to the Bow of the USS Squalus

Aerial View of the Rescue Operation of the USS Squalus

Submarine Sculpin Lying off the Port Beam of the Salvage Ship Falcon, Assisting with Pumping Operations through a Hose Line

Raising of the Pontoons Attached to the Stern of the USS Squalus

Mrs. Alan G. Kirk, Sponsor, and Mrs. James D. Grant, Matron of Honor, at the Launching of the USS Toro (SS 422), Navy Yard, Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Mrs. Alan G. Kirk, Sponsor, Rear Admiral Thomas Withers, U.S. Navy, and Mrs. James D. Grant, Matron of Honor, at Launching of USS Toro (SS 422) at Navy Yard, Portsmouth, New Hampshire

USS Wilkes in the Boston Navy Yard

USS Wilkes in the Boston Navy Yard

USS Wilkes in the Boston Navy Yard

Mrs. James O. Gawne, Rear Admiral Thomas Withers, and Miss Christine Gawne at the Launch of the Submarine Bowfin

Mrs. T. Withers Christens the USS Apogon at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard

Mrs. William Freseman Presented with Yard Employees' Gift

Mrs. Albert J. Fortier and Enlisted Sons

Miss Mary Reardon Presents the Navy Yard Employees' Gift to Mrs. Albert J. Fortier

Miss Malvina Thompson, Mrs. Charles E. Lund, and Miss Eleanor Lund at the Launch of the USS Archer Fish

Miss Jane Elizabeth Davis Christens the USS Burfish

Ensign Eliose English, Rear Admiral T. Withers, and Mrs. R. N. English at the Launching of the USS Picuda

Miss Nancy Green, Rear Admiral T. Withers, and Miss Betty Russell at the Launch of the USS Parche

Bow View of the USS Bang

Stern View of the USS Bang

Governor Robert O. Blood and Rear Admiral T. Withers at the Launch of the USS Bang and the USS Pilotfish

Mrs. Antonio Prince and Mrs. Moise Lamoreux at the Launch of the USS Pintado

Rear Admiral T. Withers, Senator Ralph Brewster, Senator Charles Tobey, ex-Governor Alvan Fuller, Congressman Charles Plumley, and Senator Frances Maloney

Miss Eloise V. Downer and Mrs. William S. Farber at the Launch of the USS Pirahna

Mrs. Rufus G. Thayer, Rear Admiral Robert A. Theobald and Wife, and Rear Admiral T. Withers at the Launch of the USS Queenfish

Commissioned Officers of the USS Bang

Commissioning of the USS Bang

Presentation of the Silver Star to Lieutenant William H. McClaskey

Ensigns Prudence H. Wellman and Nancy Jane Schetky at the Launch of the USS Scabbardfish

Launch of the USS Scabbardfish

Mrs. Richard L. Cochrane, Rear Admiral Edward L. Cochrane, Mrs. Edward L. Cochrane, and Rear Admiral T. Withers at the Launch of the USS Sea Cat

Miss Elizabeth Barnum and Miss Elizabeth L Kauffman at the Launch of the USS Atule

Launch of USS Atule at the Portsmouth Navy Yard

Lieutenant Commander Chester Holts, Chaplain, Blesses the Ships

Mrs. Orme C. Robbins, Mrs. Robert N. Robertson, Rear Admiral T. Withers, Mrs. Vernon L. Lowrance, and Mrs. James P. Lynch

Mrs. Harvey W. Moore, Jr., Inspects the Sponsor's Christening Plate Weld on the USS Spikefish

Mrs. Harvey W. Moore, Jr., Welds the Sponsor's Christening Plate to the USS Spikefish

Mrs. Harvey W. Moore, Jr., at the Launch of the USS Spikefish

Launch of the USS Sea Owl

Mrs. Roscoe W. Downs, Rear Admiral Thomas Withers, and Miss Eleanor Dzieman at the Launch of the USS Sennet

Launch of USS Sennet at the Portsmouth Navy Yard

Lt. CDR Chester L. Hults, U.S.N.R. Chaplain, Offering up of Prayers for the USS Piper (SS 409) and the USS Threadfin (SS 410) at Twin Launching at Navy Yard, Portsmouth, NH

Twin Launching of USS Threadfin (SS 410) and USS Piper (SS 409) at Navy Yard, Portsmouth, NH

Chaplain Paul P. Galliger Offers Prayers for the USS Tench

Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson Christening the USS Tench (SS 417)

Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson, Sponsor for USS Tench (SS 417) Launch

Miss Betty Jane Fischler, Mrs. Peter K. Fischler, Rear Admiral Withers, Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson, and Mrs. Tom C. Clark at the Launch of the USS Tench

Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson Presented with Gift at Launching of USS Tench

Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson and Mrs. Tom C. Clark at the Submarine Launch

Presentation of Navy Yard Employees Gift to the Sponsor Mrs. Alan G. Kirk by Mr. Robert J. McIntyre, Shop 06 at the Launching of the USS Toro (SS 422) at Navy Yard, Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Launching of the USS Toro (SS 422) at Navy Yard, Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Mrs. Alan G. Kirk, Sponsor for the USS Toro (SS 422), Launching at Navy Yard, Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Lieutenant Commander Chester L. Hults, U.S. Navy Reserves Chaplain, Offering up Prayers for the USS Toro (SS 422) Launching at the Navy Yard, Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Mrs. Mary Dondero, the First Woman Mayor of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Greets Mrs. Slade D. Cutter at the Launch of the USS Requin

Launch of the USS Requin

Employees of the Portsmouth Navy yard Present a Gift to Sponsor Margaret Chase Smith