• Short Summary

    THE USS Independence, aircraft carrier being built in the Brooklyn Navy Yard will be christened June 6th by Mrs.

  • Description


    Huge anchor in foreground with the Independence in the background



    Shot of man painting the links-anchor chain



    Shot of ship from ground



    High shot of Independence--N Y Skyline in background



    The huge "Blister" on her side in "Gun Sponson"



    From bucket hoisted by crane--high shot of the flight deck



    Radar tower



    The Island



    Shot on the flight deck.




    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE USS Independence, aircraft carrier being built in the Brooklyn Navy Yard will be christened June 6th by Mrs. Thomas S. Gates, wife of the Secretary of Navy. She will make her first trial run sometime next year. Today press photographers were permitted to photograph the huge carrier as she set in the dry dock under construction.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2DXM6I5XEDBK2VE541JBEX7BS
    Media URN:
    VLVA2DXM6I5XEDBK2VE541JBEX7BS
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/05/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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