Ships--Christening

Ceremony accompanied by the giving of the name to the [vessel]. Ceremony in which the sponsor of the vessel breaks a bottle at the bow of the vessel officially giving it its name.


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thumbnail Mrs. Mary Sears christening COLUMBIA, #US16, 1958
black-and -white negative
Rosenfeld and Sons
1958-06-03
1984.187.159411F
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CIGARETTE, launching of, christening scene, Henry B. Nevins Yard, City Island, New York, 1928
black-and -white negative
Rosenfeld and Sons
April 21, 1928
1984.187.27686F
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YMS 404, launching at Nevins, christening, 1943
4x5 Kodak safety #53
Rosenfeld and Sons
May 26, 1943
1984.187.106569F
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YT 237 and YT245, launching at Jacob, christening, 1942
5x4 Kodak safety #92
Rosenfeld and Sons
October 24, 1942
1984.187.105339F
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Rites and ceremonies
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