LST Shipyard Collection : Materials from or related to the Shipyards which built LSTs during World War II
Title:
Christening Bottle, LST–880
Object ID:
2010.020.2
Object Name:
Bottle, Christening
Date:
Dec. 16, 1944
Description:
The christening bottle used by Maid–of–honor Dorothy T. Quigley for the christening and launching ceremony of LST–880 on 16 December, 1944 at Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Company's Evansville, IN Shipyard. The bottle consists of a metal cage wrapped by ribbons/fabric with the shattered remains of the actual bottle housed inside.
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