Ladies Who Launch: Ship Christening Photographs from Delaware Valley Shipyards
USS Mercer, 1918
Mrs. R. McGregor, sponsor, USS Mercer, 1918. Federal Shipbuilding Company, Kearny, New Jersey.
In this ship's 39-year history, under 6 owners and 3 ports of registry, it was known variously as Mercer, Empire Kangaroo, Parthenia, Erminia Mazzella and Pina Onorato.
Independence Seaport Museum
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