S.S. Rice Victory in Los Angeles Harbor after christening by Mrs. Walt Disney
California Shipbuilding Corporation
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."
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