6 images. Minesweeper launched (Harbor Boat Building Company), 12 April 1952. AMS 66 first minesweeper launched from any Los Angeles Harbor since World War II; Mrs. Howard Wright (wife of prominent Los Angeles Attorney christens ship); Captain E.E. Sprung (Commandant, Navy Shipyard); John Rados (President, Harbor Boat Building Company).; Supplementary material reads: "Gershon. City Desk. Illus. First Los Angeles minesweeper launching since World War II. AMS 66, first minesweeper to be launched from an L.A. harbor yard since World War II. She is the AMS 66 launched in full ceremonies at the Harbor Boat Building Company, one of harbor's oldest, (30 years). Long shots of ceremonies attended by high-ranking Navy and civilian brass. Navy Officer at microphone is Captain E.E. Sprung, commandant of Navy Shipyard and supervisor in this area for shipbuilding speaking. John Rados and Mrs. Howard Wright just after champagne was smashed against bow. Closeup no. 1 of Mrs. Howard Wright, wife of prominent Los Angeles attorney who sponsored AMS 66, John Rados, president of Harbor Boat Building Company, and Captain E.E. Sprung, Commandant, US Navy Shipyard, Terminal Island, and supervisor for this area for shipbuilding. One shot of AMS just as she became waterborne".