Giant Navy crane, 1952.
Supplementary material reads: "Gershon. City desk. Early Monday. Big Lift. (Note: This shot not to be confused with other shipyard shots for pix page). 10-11: 160 tons of steel is being lowered to drydock by giant Navy Crane. The vessel is the LSU [sic] 1386 which crane lifted from water for bottom inspection, and cleaning and painting. Scene is at the Navy Shipyard, Long Beach".