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Re: PT christening, thank you, Jeff
I've always loved the mods they made to the 39. Is that a 20mm on her foredeck?
You're very welcome!
PT's had a certain glamour about them, it looks like they used it here to help sell War Bonds. Either that or the streets were too narrow for a battleship:
Outstanding Zeitgeist in this period photo.
Jeff, thank you for posting-sharing this image.
Even the little PT boats, in this case PT 356:
I think you will even find photos of Liberty ships being christianed. Most ship have sponsors.
At least among cruise liners. A celebrity will be made the godmother of the ship. They are present at the beginning of the commercial life. I guess you could call it commissioning. Their photo is present in the main atrium, etc They May be someone like Oprah , or some minor royalty of Norway (for Royal Norwegian). The company owners daughter was the godmother of the Danube river cruiser.
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