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S.S. Rice Victory in Los Angeles Harbor after christening by Mrs. Walt Disney

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Title: S.S. Rice Victory in Los Angeles Harbor after christening by Mrs. Walt Disney
Author: California Shipbuilding Corporation
Description: Front of black and white photograph shows Rice Victory ship. Back of the photograph has the following writing: Photo water damaged by Rare Book Room flood of May 13, 1966. Event - Ship Christening. Christening of The S.S. Rice Victory named for the Rice Institute, Houston, Texas, 4:30pm, Saturday, June 16, 1945. From: Richard W. Emery, News Bureau Manager, California Shipbuilding Corp., Wilmington, Calif. News release attached: "The 10,500 ton Victory Ship, S.S. Rice Victory, built by the California Shipbuilding Corporation for the United States Maritime Commission slides into Los Angeles Harbor after a champagne christening by Mrs. Walt Disney."
Subject: Rice University -- History
Rice Victory (Ship)
Victory ships -- California -- Los Angeles
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American
Ships -- Launching
Citation: "S.S. Rice Victory in Los Angeles Harbor after christening by Mrs. Walt Disney," June 16, 1945. Rice University, http://hdl.handle.net/1911/61524.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1911/61524
Date: 1945-06-16

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