Launching of U.S.S. Huntington, 1945, christening by Mrs. Milton L. Jarret

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Catherine Bliss Enslow Papers

Institution

Marshall University Archives and Special Collections

Date

4-8-1945

Description

Acc 0010 , Bx 46, fld 05, itm #01: Launching of the ship U.S.S. Huntington, Camden, N.J., 1945, Mrs. Milton L. Jarret, Jr. of Huntington performing christening, b&w Note on bottom of photo reads: 4.8.45 launching of the U.S.S. Huntington. Photo shows sponsor Mrs. Milton L. Jarret, Jr. christening the ship at the NY shipbldg Corp, Canden N. J. USS Huntington, CL107 was a 10,000 ton Fargo class light cruiser decommissioned in mid-June 1949 and laid up in reserve at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was stricken from the Navy list in September 1961 and sold for scrapping April 1962.

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Photograph

Place

Washington, D.C.

Subject

People: Jarret, Mrs. Milton L.,Jr.
Subject Terms: Ships U.S.S. Huntington
Studio: Acme Newspictures

Type

Still Image

Identifier

1973.06.0010.46.05.01

Launching of U.S.S. Huntington, 1945, christening by Mrs. Milton L. Jarret

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