Christening of U.S.S. Rockford

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Title

Christening of U.S.S. Rockford

Description

Christening event of U.S.S. Rockford at the Wilmington, California shipyards. Mrs. Harry L. Crotzer (Ella) and family, standing near the U.S.S. Rockford. (Left to Right: Mrs. Barbara Hale standing in front of Crotzer's son Robert Crotzer, Mrs. Harry L. Crotzer, Mrs. Emma J. Hahn, Mayor C. Henry Bloom. Standing behind Bloom to the right is Michael St. Angel, formerly of Rockford, who at the time was in the movies. Next are an unknown woman, and Sigfred A. Sandeen, wears a Navy Club emblem on his tie. He is the Executive Chairman of the Frigate U.S.S. Rockford.

Date

September 27, 1943

Rights

Midway Village Museum

Format

jpeg

Type

Still Image

Identifier

75.65.9

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

8" x 10"

Citation

“Christening of U.S.S. Rockford,” Midway Village Museum - Digital Collections, accessed January 28, 2021, https://midwayvillagemuseumdigitalcollections.omeka.net/items/show/3550.

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