|New York Times announces|
contract awards to Newport News
for West Virgina and Maryland.
|Maryland on Newport News'|
|West Virginia (at left) at Newport News Shipbuilding, 1923. The larger ship at right is|
the giant 54,000-ton SS Leviathan.
|USS Nevada in Hampton Roads, 1927, during a Naval Review|
|USS Nevada (far side of picture) at Norfolk Naval Shipyard, 1930. |
The ship on the near side is USS Arizona (BB-39).