wooden plaque

September 05, 1918
15.00 x 25.13 x 0

Oval wood plaque with carved gold painted lettering and scrollwork: "S.S. AGWIDALE./ LAUNCHED, SEPT. 5, 1918./ Mrs. CLIFFORD D. MALLORY./ SPONSOR." Metal brackets at center remain, probably for holding christening bottle. AGWIDALE (steamship, bu. 1918, Newport News, VA by Newport News SB & Drydock Co; owned by AGWI Steamship Co. (Mallory Line operators).


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