Volume/Folder: The Crescent Boat Club memorializes a deceased member photograph, 1946

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Record Number: 13443
Folder: 3068
Relates to: The Schuylkill Navy
Date of Original: August 12 1946
Original Format: Photographs › Black and white
Dimensions: 25.4 by 20.8 cm
Inscription text: "A four-oared racing shell was dedicated yesterday by members of the Crescent Boat Club, No. 5, Boat House Row, in memory of Edward T. Smith, Jr., who was killer July 27, 1944 while fighting with the Marine Corps on Guam. Christening the boat is Smith's 12-year-old cousin Roseanna Dennehey. Behind her, left to right, are Smith's parents, who live at 1032 Belmont ave.; State Sen. John J. McCreesh, and his son, Howard M. McCreesh, captain of the club."
Inscription location: on verso
Image description: This online record contains images of all photographs (1) held in folder 3068, labeled as, "Crescent Boat Club -1946."