USS Chicago (CA-29) being launched, 10 April 1930
Here we see the Northampton class heavy cruiser USS Chicago (CA-29) being launched at Mare Island on 10 April 1930, with a large crowd clustered surprisingly close to her bow. The figures do give a good idea of the scale of these cruisers.
How to cite this article:
Rickard, J (12 October 2018), USS Chicago (CA-29) being launched, 10 April 1930 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Chicago_CA29_launched.html