Navy sailor B. E. Blanchard aboard the USF Constitution, San Pedro, 1933
- Navy sailor B. E. Blanchard aboard the USF Constitution, San Pedro, 1933
- Los Angeles Times
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- February 25, 1933
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- Los Angeles Times Photographs Collection
The USF Constitution is the world's oldest commissioned naval vessel afloat. The Constitution visited Southern California in 1933 from Jan. 21, when she arrived in San Diego, through March 19, when she departed San Pedro for San Francisco.
This photograph appears with the article "'Old Ironsides' Breaks Records; Eighth Day of San Pedro Stay Has 20,924 Throng; Total Number of Visitors Since Arrival 161,935; New Orleans' 193,000 Mark Likely to be Passed." 25 Feb. 1933: A2.
B. E. Blanchard, a sailor aboard the historic frigate, USF Constitution, stands next to two pieces of equipment used to load and clean the guns. One is an extractor and the other is a rammer.
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- b&w nitrate negative
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