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Members of the christening party waving to the S.S. Rice Victory in Los Angeles Harbor

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Title: Members of the christening party waving to the S.S. Rice Victory in Los Angeles Harbor
Author: California Shipbuilding Corporation
Description: Black and white photograph of people waving on the edge of the Calship's 447th. U.S.M.C. ship. Shown left to right: Diane Disney, Mrs. Spencer Tracy (matron of honor), Mr. Walt Disney, Sharon Disney (flower girl), Mrs. Walt Disney, Rev. Oscar F. Green (Rector of All Saints Episcopal Church, Palo Alto, representing Rice Institute)and Mr. John A. McCone (President, California Shipbuilding Corporation). The next paper is from Richard W. Emery, News Bureau Manager, California Shipbuilding Corporation, Wilmington, California. On the paper the following is written: "Shown waving Godspeed to the S.S. Rice Victory as the 10,500-ton Victory Ship speeds down the ways of the California Shipbuilding Corporation are (left to right) Diane Disney, the Reverend Oscar F. Green and John A. McCone. Mrs. Disney christened the vessel. Mrs. Tracy was matron of honor and Sharon Disney, flower girl. The Reverend Green, rector of All Saints Episcopal Church, Palo Alto, represented Rice Institute for which the vessel was named. McCone is president of the California Shipbuilding Corporation." Faint handwriting is on the second and third page.
Subject: Victory ships--California--Los Angeles
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations
Naval operations, American
Ships--Launching
California Shipbuilding Corporation
United States. Marine Corps.
Disney-Miller, Diane Marie, 1933-
Tracy, Louise Treadwell
Disney, Walt, 1901-1966
Disney, Sharon Mae, 1936-1993
Disney, Lillian, 1899-1997
Green, Oscar F.
McCone, John A. (John Alex), 1902-1991
Disney family
Rice University--History
Citation: "Members of the christening party waving to the S.S. Rice Victory in Los Angeles Harbor," 1945. Rice University, http://hdl.handle.net/1911/61525.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1911/61525
Date: 1945

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