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The guided missile frigate CLARK (FFG-11) is christened during its launching ceremony at Bath Iron Works

The guided missile frigate CLARK (FFG-11) is christened during its lau...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bath State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milita... more

A view of distinguished guests attending the launching ceremony for the guided missile frigate CLARK (FFG-11) at Bath Iron Works

A view of distinguished guests attending the launching ceremony for th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bath State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milita... more

A port bow view of the guided missile frigate CLARK (FFG-11) on the ways during its launching ceremony at Bath Iron Works

A port bow view of the guided missile frigate CLARK (FFG-11) on the wa...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bath State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milita... more

A port bow view of the guided missile frigate CLARK (FFG-11) sliding down the ways during its launching ceremony at Bath Iron Works

A port bow view of the guided missile frigate CLARK (FFG-11) sliding d...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bath State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milita... more

A sponsor for the guided missile frigate CLARK (FFG 11) poses during the ship's launching ceremony at Bath Iron Works

A sponsor for the guided missile frigate CLARK (FFG 11) poses during t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bath State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Bath Iron Works Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

CAPT James K. Nunneley from Naval Sea Systems Command speaks at the launching ceremony for the guided missile frigate ANTRIM (FFG-20) at Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation

CAPT James K. Nunneley from Naval Sea Systems Command speaks at the la...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Seattle State: Washington (WA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

The launching party for the guided missile frigate ANTRIM (FFG-20) are from left to right: CAPT S. P. Passantino, Mrs. Carl R. Meurk, Mrs. Leonard Laylon, Mrs, Richard N. Antrim, Miss No Robertson, Mrs. William Walker, RADM Floyd H. Miller and Mr. Lance Antrim during the ship's launching ceremony at Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation

The launching party for the guided missile frigate ANTRIM (FFG-20) are...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Seattle State: Washington (WA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

Mrs. Richard Antrim, sponsor, christens the guided missile frigate ANTRIM (FFG-20) during its launching ceremony at Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation

Mrs. Richard Antrim, sponsor, christens the guided missile frigate ANT...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Seattle State: Washington (WA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

Mrs. Richard Antrim, sponsor, during the launching ceremony for the guided missile frigate ANTRIM (FFG-20) at Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation

Mrs. Richard Antrim, sponsor, during the launching ceremony for the gu...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Seattle State: Washington (WA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

A view of guests attending the launching ceremony for the guided missile frigate FAHRION (FFG-22) at Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation

A view of guests attending the launching ceremony for the guided missi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Seattle State: Washington (WA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

Mrs. Frank G. Fahrion, sponsor, christens the guided missile frigate FAHRION (FFG-22) during the ship's launching ceremony at Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation

Mrs. Frank G. Fahrion, sponsor, christens the guided missile frigate F...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Seattle State: Washington (WA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

A view of guests attending the launching ceremony for the guided missile frigate FAHRION (FFG-22) at Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation

A view of guests attending the launching ceremony for the guided missi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Seattle State: Washington (WA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

A view of the port stern section of the guided missile frigate FAHRION (FFG 22), on the ways during its launching ceremony at Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation

A view of the port stern section of the guided missile frigate FAHRION...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Seattle State: Washington (WA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Todd Pacific Shipyards Corp. Release Status: Relea... more

A view of Mrs. Frank G. Fahrion, sponsor, during the launching ceremony for the guided missile frigate FAHRION (FFG-22) at Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation

A view of Mrs. Frank G. Fahrion, sponsor, during the launching ceremon...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Seattle State: Washington (WA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

A stern view of the guided missile frigate FAHRION (FFG-22) sliding down the ways during its launching ceremony at Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation

A stern view of the guided missile frigate FAHRION (FFG-22) sliding do...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Seattle State: Washington (WA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

A port bow view of the guided missile frigate ESTOCIN (FFG 15) on the ways during its launching ceremony at Bath Iron Works

A port bow view of the guided missile frigate ESTOCIN (FFG 15) on the ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bath State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milita... more

A view of distinguished guests attending the launching ceremony for the guided missile frigate ESTOCIN (FFG-15) at Bath Iron Works

A view of distinguished guests attending the launching ceremony for th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bath State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milita... more

The guided missile frigate ESTOCIN (FFG-15) is christened during its launching ceremony at Bath Iron Works

The guided missile frigate ESTOCIN (FFG-15) is christened during its l...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bath State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milita... more

Two of the distinguished guests attending the launching ceremony for the guided missile frigate ESTOCIN (FFG 15) at Bath Iron Works

Two of the distinguished guests attending the launching ceremony for t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bath State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milita... more

A sponsor for the guided missile frigate ESTOCIN (FFG 15) poses during the ship's launching ceremony at Bath Iron Works

A sponsor for the guided missile frigate ESTOCIN (FFG 15) poses during...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bath State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milita... more

A distinguished guest speaks during the launching ceremony for the guided missile frigate ESTOCIN (FFG 15) at Bath Iron Works

A distinguished guest speaks during the launching ceremony for the gui...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bath State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Bath Iron Works Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

A bow view of the guided missile frigate ESTOCIN (FFG 15) on the ways during its launching ceremony at Bath Iron Works

A bow view of the guided missile frigate ESTOCIN (FFG 15) on the ways ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bath State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milita... more

Participants in the launching ceremony for the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate USS FLATLEY (FFG 21), background, stand for a group picture. For a list of the participants see master caption

Participants in the launching ceremony for the Oliver Hazard Perry cla...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bath State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Bath Iron Works Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

John F. Sullivan Jr., president of Bath Iron Works, speaks during the launching ceremony for the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate USS FLATLEY (FFG 21)

John F. Sullivan Jr., president of Bath Iron Works, speaks during the ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bath State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Bath Iron Works Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

Shipyard workers watch as the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate USS FLATLEY (FFG 21) slides down the ways at the conclusion of its launching ceremony

Shipyard workers watch as the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bath State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Bath Iron Works Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

The bow of the USS FLATLEY (FFG 21) towers over guest speaker Rear Admiral Kleber S. Masterson Jr., assistant deputy commander, Surface Warfare and Anti-air Warfare Systems, Naval Sea Systems Command, during the launching ceremony for the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate

The bow of the USS FLATLEY (FFG 21) towers over guest speaker Rear Adm...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bath State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Bath Iron Works Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

Dorothy M. Flatley, sponsor, stands in front of the Flatley prior to the start of the launching ceremony for the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate

Dorothy M. Flatley, sponsor, stands in front of the Flatley prior to t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bath State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Bath Iron Works Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

A bow view of the nuclear-propelled attack submarine USS ATLANTA (SSN-712) during its launching ceremony

A bow view of the nuclear-propelled attack submarine USS ATLANTA (SSN-...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Comb... more

Participants in the launching ceremony for the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate USS JACK WILLIAMS (FFG 24) stand for a group picture. For a complete list of participants see master caption

Participants in the launching ceremony for the Oliver Hazard Perry cla...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bath State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Bath Iron Works Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

The bow of the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate USS JACK WILLIAMS (FFG 24) towers over the guest speakers platform during the launching ceremony

The bow of the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate USS JA...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bath State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Bath Iron Works Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

Fern Williams Carr, co-sponsor, breaks a bottle of champagne across the bow of the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate USS JACK WILLIAMS (FFG 24) at the conclusion of the launching ceremony

Fern Williams Carr, co-sponsor, breaks a bottle of champagne across th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bath State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Bath Iron Works Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

Shipyard workers watch as the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate USS JACK WILLIAMS (FFG 24) slides down the ways at the conclusion of its launch ceremony

Shipyard workers watch as the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bath State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Bath Iron Works Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

Dana Elaine Carr, sponsor's proxy and Fern William Carr, co-sponsor, right, stand in front of the USS JACK WILLIAMS (FFG 24) prior to the start of the launch ceremony for the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate

Dana Elaine Carr, sponsor's proxy and Fern William Carr, co-sponsor, r...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bath State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Bath Iron Works Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

The Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate USS JACK WILLIAMS (FFG 24) begins its trip down the ways at the conclusion of its launch ceremony

The Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate USS JACK WILLIAMS...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bath State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Bath Iron Works Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

Dana Elaine Carr, sponsor's proxy, breaks a bottle of champagne across the bow of the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate USS JACK WILLIAMS (FFG 24) at the conclusion of the launching ceremony

Dana Elaine Carr, sponsor's proxy, breaks a bottle of champagne across...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bath State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Bath Iron Works Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

Participants in the launching ceremony for the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate USS GALLERY (FFG 260). For a complete list of participants see master caption

Participants in the launching ceremony for the Oliver Hazard Perry cla...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bath State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Bath Iron Works Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

A distinguished guest speaks during the launching ceremony for the guided missile frigate USS GALLERY (FFG 26)

A distinguished guest speaks during the launching ceremony for the gui...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bath State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Peter D. Sundberg Release Status: Released to Public C... more

Mrs. Philip D. Gallery, co-sponsor, breaks a bottle of champagne across the bow of the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate USS GALLERY (FFG 26) at the conclusion of the launching ceremony. Mrs. Daniel V. Gallery, co-sponsor, is standing in the background

Mrs. Philip D. Gallery, co-sponsor, breaks a bottle of champagne acros...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bath State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Bath Iron Works Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

Mrs. Daniel V. Gallery, co-sponsor, breaks a bottle of champagne across the bow of the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate USS GALLERY (FFG 26) at the conclusion of the launching ceremony. Mrs. Philip D. Gallery, co-sponsor, is standing in the background

Mrs. Daniel V. Gallery, co-sponsor, breaks a bottle of champagne acros...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bath State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Bath Iron Works Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

A distinguished guest speaks during the launching ceremony for the guided missile frigate USS GALLERY (FFG 26)

A distinguished guest speaks during the launching ceremony for the gui...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bath State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Peter D. Sundberg Release Status: Released to Public C... more

Mrs. Philip D. Gallery, co-sponsor, stands in front of the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate USS GALLERY (FFG 26) prior to the start of its launching ceremony

Mrs. Philip D. Gallery, co-sponsor, stands in front of the Oliver Haza...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bath State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Bath Iron Works Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

Port bow view of the guided missile frigate MAHLON S. TISDALE (FFG-27) entering the water at the conclusion of the launching ceremony at Todd Pacific Shipyard

Port bow view of the guided missile frigate MAHLON S. TISDALE (FFG-27)...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Long Beach State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Flemings Release Status: Released to Public... more

Mrs. Kenneth J. Sanger, sponsor, christens the guided missile frigate MAHLON S. TISDALE (FFG 27) during the launching ceremony at Todd Pacific Shipyards

Mrs. Kenneth J. Sanger, sponsor, christens the guided missile frigate ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Pedro State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Joseph Ernest Release Status: Released to Public... more

Port bow view of the guided missile frigate MAHLON S. TISDALE (FFG-27) entering the water at the conclusion of the launching ceremony at Todd Pacific Shipyard

Port bow view of the guided missile frigate MAHLON S. TISDALE (FFG-27)...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Long Beach State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Flemings Release Status: Released to Public... more

Mrs. Kenneth J. Sanger, sponsor, right; Hans Schaefer, general manager, center; and Karen Callaway Quinn participate in the launching ceremony for the guided missile frigate MAHLON S. TISDALE (FFG 27) at Todd Pacific Shipyards

Mrs. Kenneth J. Sanger, sponsor, right; Hans Schaefer, general manager...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Pedro State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Joseph Ernest Release Status: Released to Public... more

Mrs. Kenneth J. Sanger, sponsor, enjoys refreshments during the launching ceremony for the guided missile frigate MAHLON S. TISDALE (FFG 27) at Todd Pacific Shipyards

Mrs. Kenneth J. Sanger, sponsor, enjoys refreshments during the launch...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Pedro State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Joseph Ernest Release Status: Released to Public... more

Bow view of the guided missile frigate MAHLON S. TISDALE (FFG-27) sliding down the ways at the conclusion of the launching ceremony at Todd Pacific Shipyard

Bow view of the guided missile frigate MAHLON S. TISDALE (FFG-27) slid...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Long Beach State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Flemings Release Status: Released to Public... more

A view of the guests attending the launching ceremony for the guided missile frigate MAHLON S. TISDALE (FFG-27) at Todd Pacific Shipyard

A view of the guests attending the launching ceremony for the guided m...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Long Beach State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Flemings Release Status: Released to Public... more

Elevated view of the speakers platform and the guests attending the launching ceremony for the guided missile frigate MAHLON S. TISDALE (FFG-27) at Todd Pacific Shipyard

Elevated view of the speakers platform and the guests attending the la...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Long Beach State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Flemings Release Status: Released to Public... more

A bow view of the nuclear-powered attack submarine HOUSTON (SSN-713) sliding down the ways during the launching ceremony

A bow view of the nuclear-powered attack submarine HOUSTON (SSN-713) s...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Stuart Gilman Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Rear Admiral John D. Beecher, deputy commander for Surface combatant Ships, speaks during the launching ceremony for the guided missile frigate CROMMELIN (FFG 37) taking place at Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation

Rear Admiral John D. Beecher, deputy commander for Surface combatant S...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Seattle State: Washington (WA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Todd Pacific Shipyards Corp Release Status: Releas... more

The bow of the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate USS STEPHEN W. GROVES (FFG 29) towers over the speakers platform during its launching ceremony

The bow of the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate USS ST...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bath State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Bath Iron Works Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

Shipyard workers watch as the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate USS STEPHEN W. GROVES (FFG 29) slides down the ways at the conclusion of the launching ceremony

Shipyard workers watch as the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bath State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Bath Iron Works Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

A guest speaks during the launching ceremony for the guided missile frigate USS STEPHEN W. GROVES (FFG 29)

A guest speaks during the launching ceremony for the guided missile fr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bath State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Bath Iron Works Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

Guest of honor attending the launching ceremony for the Oliver Hazard Perry guided missile frigate USS STEPHEN W. GROVES (FFG 29)

Guest of honor attending the launching ceremony for the Oliver Hazard ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bath State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Bath Iron Works Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

Miriam Groves Landry, left, sponsor's proxy; John Sullivan, president of Bath Iron works; and Susan Groves Mills, matron of honor, stand with their backs to the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate USS STEPHEN W. GROVES (FFG 29). The GROVES has just slid down the ways at the conclusion of the launch ceremony

Miriam Groves Landry, left, sponsor's proxy; John Sullivan, president ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bath State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Bath Iron Works Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

Susan Groves Mills, left, matron of honor and Miriam Groves Landry, sponsor's proxy, stand on the speakers platform prior to the launching ceremony for the guided missile frigate USS STEPHEN W. GROVES (FFG 29), background

Susan Groves Mills, left, matron of honor and Miriam Groves Landry, sp...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bath State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Bath Iron Works Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

Susan Groves Mills, left, matron of honor and Miriam Groves Landry, sponsor's proxy, stand on the speakers platform prior to the launching ceremony for the guided missile frigate USS STEPHEN W. GROVES (FFG 29), background

Susan Groves Mills, left, matron of honor and Miriam Groves Landry, sp...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bath State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Bath Iron Works Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

A bow view of the nuclear-powered attack submarine CITY OF CORPUS CHRISTI (SSN-705) sliding down the ways at the conclusion of the launching ceremony

A bow view of the nuclear-powered attack submarine CITY OF CORPUS CHRI...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Submarine Base, Groton State: Connecticut (CT) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: G. D. Electric Boat Division ... more

CMDR William Owens, commanding officer of the nuclear-powered attack submarine CITY OF CORPUS CHRISTI (SSN-702), left; Lilla Tower, sponsor, center; Mrs. William Owens and Senator John Tower, R-Texas, pose for a picture at the launching ceremony for the CITY OF CORPUS CHRISTI

CMDR William Owens, commanding officer of the nuclear-powered attack s...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Groton State: Connecticut (CT) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: G. D. Electric Boat Division Release Status: Relea... more

Lilla Tower, sponsor, breaks a bottle and christens the nuclear-powered attack submarine CITY OF CORPUS CHRISTI (SSN-705), as distinguished guests look on during the launching ceremony

Lilla Tower, sponsor, breaks a bottle and christens the nuclear-powere...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Submarine Base, Groton State: Connecticut (CT) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: G. D. Electric Boat Division ... more

Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman addresses guests attending the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered attack submarine CITY OF CORPUS CHRISTI (SSN-705). Seated behind him are Lilla Tower, far left, sponsor; ADM James D. Watkins, far right, deputy chief of naval operations; and Senator John Tower, R-Texas

Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman addresses guests attending the la...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Submarine Base, Groton State: Connecticut (CT) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: G. D. Electric Boat Division ... more

A starboard bow view of the nuclear-powered attack submarine CITY OF CORPUS CHRISTI (SSN-705) in the water at the conclusion of the launching ceremony

A starboard bow view of the nuclear-powered attack submarine CITY OF C...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Submarine Base, Groton State: Connecticut (CT) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: G. D. Electric Boat Division ... more

An aerial port quarter view of the nuclear-powered attack submarine CITY OF CORPUS CHRISTI (SSN-705) sliding into the water at the conclusion of the launching ceremony. In the background is the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine FLORIDA (SSBN-728) under construction

An aerial port quarter view of the nuclear-powered attack submarine CI...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Submarine Base, Groton State: Connecticut (CT) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: G. D. Electric Boat Division ... more

A bow view of the Los Angeles class nuclear-powered attack submarine CITY OF CORPUS CHRISTI (SSN-705) sliding down the ways at the completion of the launch ceremony

A bow view of the Los Angeles class nuclear-powered attack submarine C...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Submarine Base, Groton State: Connecticut (CT) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: GEN. Dynamics Elec. Boat Div.... more

Stern view of the guided missile frigate REID (FFG 30) prior to the launching ceremony at Todd Pacific Shipyard

Stern view of the guided missile frigate REID (FFG 30) prior to the la...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Pedro State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Joseph Ernest Release Status: Released to Public... more

Mrs. William C. Abhau, sponsor, christens the guided missile frigate RIED (FFG 30) during the launching ceremony at Todd Pacific Shipyard

Mrs. William C. Abhau, sponsor, christens the guided missile frigate R...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Pedro State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Joseph Ernest Release Status: Released to Public... more

Starboard bow view of the guided missile frigate REID (FFG 30) prior to the launching ceremony at Todd Pacific Shipyard

Starboard bow view of the guided missile frigate REID (FFG 30) prior t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Pedro State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Joseph Ernest Release Status: Released to Public... more

A view of the sponsors for the guided missile frigate CROMMELIN (FFG 37) launching ceremony are from left to right, Susan C. Costenbader, Mrs. Henry CROMMELIN and Mrs. Richard Meyers

A view of the sponsors for the guided missile frigate CROMMELIN (FFG 3...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Seattle State: Washington (WA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Todd Pacific Shipyards Corp. Release Status: Relea... more

Rear Admiral John D. Beecher, deputy commander for Surface Combatant Ships, speaks during the launching ceremony for the guided missile frigate CROMMELIN (FFG 37) taking place at Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation

Rear Admiral John D. Beecher, deputy commander for Surface Combatant S...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Seattle State: Washington (WA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Todd Pacific Shipyards Corp. Release Status: Relea... more

Captain F. William Meyer, supervisor of shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair, speaks during the launching ceremony for the guided missile frigate CROMMELIN (FFG 37) taking place at Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation

Captain F. William Meyer, supervisor of shipbuilding, Conversion and R...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Seattle State: Washington (WA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Todd Pacific Shipyards Corp. Release Status: Relea... more

A view of distinguished guests attending the launching ceremony for the guided missile frigate CROMMELIN (FFG 37) taking place at Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation

A view of distinguished guests attending the launching ceremony for th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Seattle State: Washington (WA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Todd Pacific Shipyards Corp. Release Status: Relea... more

A stern view of the guided missile frigate CROMMELIN (FFG 37) sliding down the ways during its launching ceremony at Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation

A stern view of the guided missile frigate CROMMELIN (FFG 37) sliding ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Seattle State: Washington (WA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Todd Pacific Shipyards Corp. Release Status: Relea... more

A view of distinguished guests attending the guided missile frigate CROMMELIN (FFG 37) launching ceremony at Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation

A view of distinguished guests attending the guided missile frigate CR...

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Mrs. Henry CROMMELIN christens the guided missile frigate CROMMELIN (FFG 37) during the ship's launching ceremony at Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation

Mrs. Henry CROMMELIN christens the guided missile frigate CROMMELIN (F...

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Sen. Henry M. Jackson, R-Wash., speaks during the launching ceremony for the guided missile frigate CROMMELIN (FFG 37) taking place at Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation

Sen. Henry M. Jackson, R-Wash., speaks during the launching ceremony f...

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Sen. Henry M. Jackson, R-Wash., speaks at the launching ceremony for the guided missile frigate CROMMELIN (FFG 37) taking place at Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation

Sen. Henry M. Jackson, R-Wash., speaks at the launching ceremony for t...

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Secreatary of the Navy John F. Leham Jr. speaks at the launching ceremony for the guided missile frigate CROMMELIN (FFG 37), taking place at Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation

Secreatary of the Navy John F. Leham Jr. speaks at the launching cerem...

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Bow view of the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate USS JOHN L. HALL (FFG 32) sliding down the ways at the conclusion of the launch ceremony

Bow view of the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate USS J...

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Guests of honor stand for a group picture prior to the launch ceremony for the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate USS JOHN L. HALL (FFG 32), background. See master caption for a complete list of the participants

Guests of honor stand for a group picture prior to the launch ceremony...

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A guest speaker addresses the audience attending the launching ceremony for the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate USS JOHN L. HALL (FFG 32), background

A guest speaker addresses the audience attending the launching ceremon...

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Dr. Susan Hall Hodson, sponsor, stands in front of the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate USS JOHN L. HALL (FFG 32), prior to its launch ceremony

Dr. Susan Hall Hodson, sponsor, stands in front of the Oliver Hazard P...

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Starboard side view of the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate USS JOHN L. HALL (FFG 32) immediately after entering the water at the conclusion of the launch ceremony

Starboard side view of the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile fr...

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Dr. Susan Hall Hodson breaks a bottle of champagne across the bow of the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate USS JOHN L. HALL (FFG 32) at the conclusion of the launching ceremony

Dr. Susan Hall Hodson breaks a bottle of champagne across the bow of t...

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Ann Tyler Godson, maid of honor, left; Dr. Susan Hall Godson, sponsor, center; and Ellen Godson Wood, maid of honor, stand on the speakers platform prior to the launching ceremony for the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate USS JOHN L. HALL (FFG 32), background

Ann Tyler Godson, maid of honor, left; Dr. Susan Hall Godson, sponsor,...

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RDML James W. Lisanby, deputy commander, Ship Design and Integration, Navy Sea Systems Command, escorts Matron of Honor Joan Bulkeley Stade to the speaker's platform prior to the launching ceremony for the guided missile patrol combatant (hydrofoil) AQUILA (PHM-4). The AQUILA was built by Boeing Marine Systems

RDML James W. Lisanby, deputy commander, Ship Design and Integration, ...

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Starboard quarter view of the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate USS AUBREY FITCH (FFG 34) immediately after sliding down the ways into the water at the conclusion of its launch ceremony

Starboard quarter view of the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile...

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Mrs. Fracesca Ferguson, sponsor, right, stands in front of is the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate USS AUBREY FITCH (FFG 34) prior to the beginning of its launch ceremony

Mrs. Fracesca Ferguson, sponsor, right, stands in front of is the Oliv...

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