Ladies Who Launch: Ship Christening Photographs from Delaware Valley Shipyards
USS Kitty Hawk, 1960
Mrs. Camilla F. McElroy, sponsor, USS Kitty Hawk, May 21, 1960. New York Shipbuilding Corporation, Camden, New Jersey.
This aircraft carrier was the largest ship ever built in Camden, requiring a specially made drydock. In 1998, it became the ship with the longest active status in the U. S. Navy.
Independence Seaport Museum
New York Shipbuilding Corporation Collection
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