The Resource Christening of the U.S.S. Forrestal (CVA-59) at Newport News,, (sound recording)

Christening of the U.S.S. Forrestal (CVA-59) at Newport News,, (sound recording)

Label
Christening of the U.S.S. Forrestal (CVA-59) at Newport News,, 1954 Dec. 11
Title
Christening of the U.S.S. Forrestal (CVA-59) at Newport News,
Inclusive dates
1954 Dec. 11
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Christening ceremony, 11 December 1954, for the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Forrestal (CVA-59), at the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company in Newport News, Virginia. Includes the playing of the National Anthem, and comments by William E. Blewett, company president, and Admiral Robert B. Carney, Chief of Naval Operations, as well as Secretary of Defense Charles E. Wilson, and Secretary of the Navy Charles S. Thomas. There is also an invocation, and coverage of the actual christening by Mrs. James V. Forrestal
Member of
Action
Described
Cataloging source
VIC
Format of music
not applicable
Funding information
Reformatting was funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission
Literary text for sound recordings
reporting
Label
Christening of the U.S.S. Forrestal (CVA-59) at Newport News,, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
Duration: 31 min., 27 sec
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • The Library of Virginia
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Note
  • Preservation CD was created using a Disc Makers ReflexPro4 CD by LVA, June 2004. Burned at [48X].
  • Reference CD was created using a Tascam CDRW 5000 by the Cutting Corporation, November 2003. Burned at 1X.
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001515094
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
ocm55665141
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

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