|Keel-laying ceremony for USS Helm (DD-388)|
The photos show the complete cycle of construction from the ceremonial keel laying to builders' trials. Here are a few of the pictures. More will be published later this week.
|The finished product of Helm's bridge and deck house at one the Yard's manfacturing shops.|
|Hulls of Blue (left) and Helm (right). Notice the sign at the far right. It reminds workers that the ships were built under funding provided by the National Industrial Recovery Act.|
|Installing the bridge and deck house on the Helm's hull.|