Christening and Launch of U.S.S. West Virginia

Identifier:
048507
Title:
Christening and Launch of U.S.S. West Virginia
Date:
1921/11/19
Description:
Miss Alice Wright-Mann, third from left holding a large bouquet and bottle, poses with a group on the battleship. The rest of the subjects are unidentified.Alice Wright-Mann, of Mercer County, sponsored the battleship which was built by the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Co. of Newport News, Va. Wright-Mann was the daughter of a millionaire coalmine operator, Isaac T. Mann.
Subjects:
Battleships., Portraits, Group., and Counties--Mercer.
Personal Names:
Mann, Alice Wright.
Corporate Names:
U.S.S. West Virginia.
Medium:
print
Projects:
USS West Virginia and West Virginia History OnView