Ladies Who Launch: Ship Christening Photographs from Delaware Valley Shipyards
USS Winona County, 1919
USS Winona County Entering the Hackensack, August 16, 1919. Federal Shipbuilding Company, Kearny, New Jersey.
Winona County was built for the U. S. Shipping Board, and was sold to Great Britain in 1941. The ship, renamed Empire Whale, was sunk by a German U‑boat on March 29, 1943.
Independence Seaport Museum
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