This photograph appears with the article, "Greatest Armada in Nation's History Passes in Review; Navy Parades Strength in Sea and Air Tableau; Hundreds of Ships and Aircraft Pass in Stately Review Before Crowds Masses on Shore." Los Angeles Times, 20 Apr. 1932: A1.
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.