The Navy USS Knox

Title

The Navy USS Knox

Description

The USS Frank Knox Commissioned at Boston Navy Yard. The USS Knox was the second ship on which Art Eisenberg served.

Source

Upper MIdwest Jewish Archives: Archives & Special Collections of the University of Minnesota Archives.
Box 449, File 13.

Format

Newspaper

Language

English

Text

USS KNOX IS COMMISSIONED

BOSTON-AP-The USS Frank Knox one of the navy's new-type 2,200 ton destroyers was commissioned today at the Boston navy yard.

The first of the world's largest destroyers to be commissioned at the yard, the vessel, named for the last secretary of the navy, was launched in September at the Bath Iron Works Corp., Bath, Maine.

Mrs. Frank Knox, who sponsored the ship, presented a portrait of her husband to the destroyer.

Original Format

newspaper

Files

The USS Knox Commissioned .jpeg
Date Added
December 6, 2013
Collection
Publications and News Articles
Item Type
Document
Citation
“The Navy USS Knox,” Discovering the Importance in the Ordinary:, accessed April 23, 2017, http://eisenbergexhibit.omeka.net/items/show/53.