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[Photograph 2012.201.OVZ001.2614]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "The Iroquis convoyed by two U.S. destroyers is shown as she neared New York, 30 miles off the Long Island shore, Wednesday afternoon."
Date: 1939
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.OVZ001.2607]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "(Photo of a two-steam funneled ship at dock with workers on the front top-side end, water boats watering it down, steam coming from all over the ship, and more. Backside handwriting: "Ships-Normandie former french liner - being converted into aircraft carrier when (?) by fire.")"
Date: 1942
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.OVZ001.2606]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "The former French luxury liner Normandie, now the USS Lafayette, left her peir for the first time in four years Wednesday for drydock at an undisclosed destination. Seized by the United States government , almost destroyed by fire, capsized at her dock, and later refloated, the liner was towed from her Hudson river berth at mid-morning and moved downstream...Capt. H. V. McKittrick of the New York navy yard was in charge of the vessel...Wednesday night its whereabouts was a military secret."
Date: 1943
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.OVZ001.2603]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "(Photo of a steam-powered ship on the left going towards the right and another ship on the right background whited-out with a circle around it. Some of backside handwriting: "Ships - Arauca German Merchantman")"
Date: 1939
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.OVZ001.2608]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "(Backside typing: Warrior and liner berth side-by-side----New York……..A striking wide-angle view taken with the Panon Camera, shows the mighty U.S. Navy Carrier Valley Forge and liner S.S. United States Berthed side-by-side in the North River."
Date: 1957
Creator: Downey, Jack
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.OVZ001.2613]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Little Old New York - This stricking wirephoto taken from an airplane shows the liner Queen mary steaming to her berth up the North River Monday afternoon past the spires of Lower Manhattan. Her graceful bulk seemed to dwarf the giants of the land."
Date: 1936
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.OVZ001.2610]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Home Again - Packed with 723 persons fleeing from Europe's war, the United States liner President Roosevelt is shown in this airview as she neared New York Harbor late Sunday. The liner sailed from Galway, Ireland, after an east-bound trip without passengers."
Date: 1940
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.OVZ001.2609]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Waterlogged and flame scarred, the Normandie, once palatial showpiece of the French passenger fleet, rolled over early Tuesday, her hulk slowly settling into the ice-filled Hudson River at New York. Tides tugged at her, listed her into 40 feet water. The huge vessel, being refitted as a United States troop ship after being seized from France, took fire late Monday."
Date: 1942
Creator: Wirephoto
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.OVZ001.2611]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "The 85,000-ton, $28,750,000 British liner, Queen Elizabeth, is shown here in an airplane picture off Fire Island, close to the southern shore of Long Island, Thursday morning as she raced through American waters after a secret dash to saftey from Clydeside, Scotland. The huge length of the world's largest ship, more than twice the height of the First National Bank building, can be visualized from this airshot. The Queen is 1,030 feet long, the bank building, including tower, is 459 feet high."
Date: 1940
Creator: Wirephoto
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.OVZ001.2604]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Water geyser rises as a German bomb nearly gets an aircraft carrier in a Russia-bound convoy. The bomb exploded and the water wall almost covers the protecting destroyer at right of the burst. The convoy was described by the British as the "biggest allied convoy to Russia." It had to fight through four days of sustained attack by enemy torpedo planes and U-boats to deliver the cargoes. Photo was taken at the height of the battle while the convey was rounding the Arctic turn north of Norway."
Date: 1942
Creator: Wirephoto
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.OVZ001.2612]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "The three largest merchant ships in the world rested Friday side by side at adjoining piers in the Hudson River at New York, far from the danger of bombs and torpedoes, and with them is a fourth liner important in the Atlantic Trade. Shown, front to rear, are the Queen Elizabeth, the largest, which docked late Thursday after her secret run from Scotland; her sister ship, the Queen Mary, third largest; the French liner Normandie, second largest, and the British liner Mauretania. The Italian liner, Rex, fifth in size, is due to dock next week at the pier in the foreground."
Date: 1940
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
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