Christening of the "Holly"

Christening of the "Holly"
Black and white photographic negative of U.S. Navy Net Tender Holly's christening at Marietta Manufacturing Company, Point Pleasant, W. Va. Two men and three women stand on a platform constructed at the bow of the Holly. The photograph shows the moment one of the women breaks a bottle against the bow of the Holly, capturing white foam spraying out from the point of impact. Date approximated.
April 1941
Original Format
6cm x 6cm
Local Identifier
Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
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