Eleanor May Harvey Rennie, class of 1945, of Richmond, Virginia was the president of the Women Students' Cooperative Government Association at William & Mary in 1945 when she was named by College President John E. Pomfret as the sponsor of the SS William and Mary Victory. The World War II-era ship was launched from the Bethlehem-Fairfield shipyard in Baltimore, Maryland on April 20, 1945.
Material in the Special Collections Research Center
- Eleanor Rennie in the SCRC database.
- Image of the champagne bottle broken at the SS William and Mary's launch.
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