U.S.S. West Virginia Crane Hoisting "Punt" Boat

Identifier:
051941
Title:
U.S.S. West Virginia Crane Hoisting "Punt" Boat
Date:
1936
Description:
A sailor stands in the boat while it's being raised by the battleship's crane. The "punt" boat was used only to paint the sides of the ship. The boat pictured on the far left is a whale boat, which is used as a life boat and is also used in racing. The boat on the right is called a "racing cutter" and is also used as a life boat and in cutter racing.
Subjects:
Battleships., Sailors--United States., U.S.S. West Virginia., and Boats.
Corporate Names:
United States. Navy. and U.S.S. West Virginia.
Aquisition Source:
Green, Deb
Aquisition Method:
Gift
Medium:
print
Projects:
USS West Virginia and West Virginia History OnView