Ladies Who Launch: Ship Christening Photographs from Delaware Valley Shipyards
USS Sonoma, 1912
Unidentified sponsor, USS Sonoma, May 11, 1912. New York Shipbuilding Corporation, Camden, New Jersey.
Tugboat Sonoma served as a tender ship in the Atlantic during the first World War, and in World War II did towing, salvage and fire-fighting duty in the Pacific.
Independence Seaport Museum
New York Shipbuilding Corporation Collection
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