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."
Citable link to this pagehttps://hdl.handle.net/1911/61524
RightsThe copyright holder for this material is either unknown or unable to be found. This material is being made available by Rice University for non-profit educational use under the Fair Use Section of US Copyright Law.Permission to examine physical and digital collection items does not imply permission for publication. Fondren Library’s Woodson Research Center / Special Collections has made these materials available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any uses beyond the spirit of Fair Use require permission from owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns. See http://library.rice.edu/guides/publishing-wrc-materials
MetadataShow full item record
- Events