Members of the christening party waving to the S.S. Rice Victory in Los Angeles Harbor
California Shipbuilding Corporation
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.
Events; Victory ships--California--Los Angeles; World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations; Naval operations, American; Ships--Launching; More... 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 Less...
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