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SS E. L. Doheny Third, 1918 - Ship Christening

Mrs. E. L. Doheny, Jr., sponsor, SS E. L. Doheny Third, August 17, 1918. New York Shipbuilding Corporation, Camden, New Jersey.


Built for Petroleum Oil Transport Company, this tanker was named for a member of a prominent California family.


For more background and additional photos, visit the Ladies Who Launch - Ship Christening Photographs exhibit at Philadelphia's Independence Seaport Museum.

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Taken in August 1918