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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 31, 1912, Image 9

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ANOTHER DREADNA TIGHT FOR OUR NAVY
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The; battleship New York was
launched .Wednesday, Oct. 30,
This picture shows the stern of
"the fighting monster; note the
'huge rudder at the. bottom, twice
the height of the man standing
beside if. "
The New York is the same size
as the Texas, and a trifle smaller
than the Nevada and Oklahoma.
Its length on water' line is 5.65
feet, extreme breadth 95 feet, dis
placement 27,000 tons, required
speed 21 knots.
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Miss Elsie Calder, daughter of
representative William t Calder of
Brooklyn, shown in inset picture,
named the vessel.
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Lobsters have a great dread of
thunder, and when peals are very
loud will-swjm to deeper watef-
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