Hunter's Point Naval Shipyard, Drydock 4 (1952)

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    Caption on the back of the original photo:

    "THE CARRIER U.S.S. Boxer looms impressively in the background here as William Pengra (right) of the San Francisco Naval Shipyard points out sights to be seen by approximately 125 visiting businessmen from 14 coastal counties of Northern California here for a look-see at this city's facilities. Taking a 'preview' tour of the naval shipyard with Mr. Pengra are Frank Dana (left), chairman of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce inter-city committee in charge of the 'Coastal Days in San Francisco' event which is bringing the visiting businessmen, and R.G. Holabird (center) chairman of the two-day program."

    ESG, *LOSER*, wajiii, and 18 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Telstar Logistics 108 months ago | reply

      Same spot, 50 years later:

      Hunter's Point Drydock, 2002

    2. DNSF David Newman 108 months ago | reply

      Great photo juxtaposition.

    3. RichSPK 103 months ago | reply

      Boy, it sure looked hazy in that 1952 picture! And Mr. Pengra was quite a sharp dresser. I need to get myself a good suit someday, and a hat (fedora or otherwise). That's a huge drydock!

    4. Telstar Logistics 103 months ago | reply

      Inevitably comes the mash-up:

    5. I'm listening... 96 months ago | reply

      The mashup makes me very happy indeed.

      (RichSPK, when you're ready, a fine place for hats: www.finofino.com .)

    6. RichSPK 93 months ago | reply

      Thanks for the link, Robyn! I forget to look for replies to my comments...

    7. WayOutWardell 82 months ago | reply

      Nice. My father was on the Boxer a couple years after this photo was taken.

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