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Mrs. Paul N. Mulvany christens S.S. Purdue Victory
Purdue ID NumberPPH01026
TitleMrs. Paul N. Mulvany christens S.S. Purdue Victory
DescriptionPhotograph of a SS Purdue Victory; Mrs. Paul N. Mulvany of Oakland, California, sponsor of the SS Purdue Victory, swings the champagne bottle to christen the fast new cargo vessel, named for Purdue University. Mrs. Mulvany is the wife of the assistant chief of construction and inspection on the West Coast for the U.S. Maritime Commission, for which the ship was built at the Kaiser yards in Richmond Calif. Launched March 24, 1945, the Purdue Victory was the 683rd ship produced by the Four Richmond yards. Dr. Edward C. Elliott, president of Purdue, was the principal speaker at the launching ceremony.
SubjectsPurdue Victory (Ship)
Spectators
Genre (TGM)Photographic prints
RepositoryPurdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
Date of Original1945-03-24
Extent of Original1 photograph : b&w ; 26 x 28 cm.
OrientationLandscape
CollectionPurdue History in Photographs
Date Digitized08/08/2007
Typeimage
Formatjpeg
RightsCopyright Purdue University Libraries. All rights reserved.
Capture DeviceEpson Expression 10000XL Photo Scanner
Capture DetailsSilverfast 6.4.1 r8c by Lazersoft
Resolution600 ppi
Color Depth24 bit
Color ManagementMonaco EZcolor using an IT8 target
Binder Number104A
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