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Topic: speakers platform

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Photograph of Honor Guard on Speakers Platform, Ceremony Lighting the National Archives Building

Photograph of Honor Guard on Speakers Platform, Ceremony Lighting the ...

Historic Photograph File of National Archives Events and Personnel

Standing on the speakers platform prior to the launching of the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate USS JACK WILLIAMS (FFG 24) are, from left to right, Dana Elaine Carr, sponsor's proxy; John F. Sullivan, president of Bath Iron Works; and Fern Williams Carr, co-sponsor

Standing on the speakers platform prior to the launching of the Oliver...

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

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 view of distinguished guests on the speakers platform during the commissioning ceremony for the Australian frigate HMAS CANBERRA (F-02) at Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation

A view of distinguished guests on the speakers platform during the com...

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 starboard bow view of the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS BREMERTON (SSN-698) with distinguished guest on the speakers platform during commissioning ceremonies

A starboard bow view of the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS BREME...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Submarine Base, New London State: Connecticut (CT) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Phan Roger G. Pineda Rel... more

A starboard quarter view of the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS BREMERTON (SSN-698), with distinguished guest on the speakers platform during commissioning ceremonies

A starboard quarter view of the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS B...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Submarine Base, New London State: Connecticut (CT) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Phan Roger G. Pineda Rel... 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

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 view of Senator Barry M. Goldwater Jr., (Republican-Arizona), seated on the speakers platform during christening and launching ceremonies for the guided missile frigate USS REID (FFG 30) at the Todd Pacific Shipyards Corp., Los Angeles Division. Standing behind him is retired Admiral Robert B. Carney, former CHIEF of Naval Operations

A view of Senator Barry M. Goldwater Jr., (Republican-Arizona), seated...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Long Beach State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Lewis Release Status: Released to Public Co... more

A view of Rep. Barry M. Goldwater Jr., R-Arizona, seated on the speakers platform during christening and launching ceremonies for the guided missile frigate USS REID (FFG-30). Standing behind him is retired ADM Robert B. Carney, former Chief at Naval Operations, at the Todd Pacific Shipyards Corp., Los Angeles Div

A view of Rep. Barry M. Goldwater Jr., R-Arizona, seated on the speake...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Pedro State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Jo1 Lewis Release Status: Released to Public Com... more

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,...

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 Stephen J. Duich, left, chief staff officer to Commander Destroyer Squadron Eight (DESRON-8), and CMDR William H. Wright IV, commanding officer, salute while on the speakers platform at the commissioning of the guided missile frigate USS ANTRIM (FFG-20)

CAPT Stephen J. Duich, left, chief staff officer to Commander Destroye...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Seattle State: Washington (WA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JOC B. A. Cornfield Release Status: Released to Pu... more

Captain (CAPT) James Richard Lang, prospective commanding officer, escorts Sponsor Shirley Haughey Wilson to the speakers platform during the commissioning of the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS LA JOLLA (SSN 701)

Captain (CAPT) James Richard Lang, prospective commanding officer, esc...

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

Motion picture cameraman record the remarks of a naval officer on the speakers platform during the commissioning of the guided missile destroyer USS SCOTT (DDG 995)

Motion picture cameraman record the remarks of a naval officer on the ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Pascagoula State: Mississippi (MS) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Lebarron Release Status: Released to Publi... more

Crewmen man the rails near the speakers platform during the commissioning ceremony for the guided missile destroyer USS SCOTT (DDG-995). The speaker at the podium is CAPT Sebastian P. Passantino, supervisor of shipbuilding

Crewmen man the rails near the speakers platform during the commission...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Pascagoula State: Mississippi (MS) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 G. Lebarron Release Status: Released to Pu... more

A view of the speakers platform as officers and distinguished guests salute the colors during commissioning of the guided missile destroyer USS SCOTT (DDG-995)

A view of the speakers platform as officers and distinguished guests s...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Pascagoula State: Mississippi (MS) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 G. Lebarron Release Status: Released to Pu... more

The audience and distinguished guests on the speakers platform listen as Attorney General Marshall Coleman speaks at the launching of the nuclear-powered attack submarine NORFOLK (SSN-714)

The audience and distinguished guests on the speakers platform listen ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 E. G. Nocciolo Release Status: Released to ... more

A rear view of distinguished guests on the speakers platform as they watch the nuclear-powered attack submarine NORFOLK (SSN-714) begin to slide down the ways amid a barrage of just-released red, white and blue balloons

A rear view of distinguished guests on the speakers platform as they w...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 E. G. Nocciolo Release Status: Released to ... more

A bow-on view of the nuclear-powered attack submarine NORFOLK (SSN-714). The speakers platform and a large audience are on the pier, in the foreground, during its launching

A bow-on view of the nuclear-powered attack submarine NORFOLK (SSN-714...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 E. G. Nocciolo Release Status: Released to ... more

A rear view of distinguished guests on the speakers platform as they watch the nuclear-powered attack submarine NORFOLK (SSN-714) slide down the ways amid a barrage of just-released red, white, and blue balloons

A rear view of distinguished guests on the speakers platform as they w...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 E. G. Nocciolo Release Status: Released to ... more

The color guard from Naval Support Activity Seattle presents the colors at the launching of the guided missile patrol combatant (hydrofoil) ARIES (PHM-5) as distinguished guests stand on the speakers platform. Included on the platform are: Boeing Marine Systems Vice President Robert E. Bateman, at podium, and VADM Earl B. Fowler Jr., second person to the left of the podium, commander, Naval Sea Systems Command

The color guard from Naval Support Activity Seattle presents the color...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Renton State: Washington (WA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Boeing Marine Systems Release Status: Released to P... more

Distinguished guests on the speakers platform at the commissioning ceremony of the nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine USS OHIO (SSBN-726) include, from right, ADM Hyman G. Rickover, deputy assistant secretary for naval reactors, Department of Energy; Sen. and Mrs. John Glenn (D-Ohio) and CAPT Alton K. Thompson, commanding officer (blue crew). Mrs. Glenn is the ship's sponsor

Distinguished guests on the speakers platform at the commissioning cer...

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: PH1 James Preston Release St... more

Guests on the speakers platform pay honor to the flag during the commissioning of the guided missile frigate USS JOHN A. MOORE (FFG 19). The guests are: Rear Admiral P. T. Gillcrist (at the podium), commander, Naval Base, San Diego; (left to right) Captain D. Kalb, Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair; L. Thorell, vice president and general manager, Todd Pacific Shipyards; Congressman Dan Lungren (R-California), and Captain E. Russell, commander, Destroyer Squadron Nine

Guests on the speakers platform pay honor to the flag during the commi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Station, Long Beach State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Gary Ballard Release Status:... more

Back view of the speakers platform during the commissioning of the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate USS JOHN A. MOORE (FFG 19). In the background is the water barge YW-123

Back view of the speakers platform during the commissioning of the Oli...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Station, Long Beach State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Gary Ballard Release Status:... more

The bow of the nuclear-powered attack submarine ALBUQUERQUE (SSN-706) towers above the speakers platform as preparations are made for the launching ceremony

The bow of the nuclear-powered attack submarine ALBUQUERQUE (SSN-706) ...

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: PH1 Ron Garrison Release Sta... more

Guests of honor on the speakers platform stand during the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS CARL VINSON (CVN-70)

Guests of honor on the speakers platform stand during the commissionin...

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

A view of the crowd and the speakers platform on the hangar deck of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS CARL VINSON (CVN-70) during the commissioning ceremony

A view of the crowd and the speakers platform on the hangar deck of th...

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

Sponsor Nancy L. Domenici, right, and her husband, Sen. Pete V. Domenici, R-New Mexico, are on the speakers platform with other dignitaries during the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered attack submarine ALBUQUERQUE (SSN-706)

Sponsor Nancy L. Domenici, right, and her husband, Sen. Pete V. Domeni...

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: PH1 Ron Garrison Release Sta... more

David S. Lewis, chairman of the board, General Dynamics Electric Boat Division, right, and Sponsor Nancy L. Domenici are seated on the speakers platform during the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered attack submarine ALBUQUERQUE (SSN-706)

David S. Lewis, chairman of the board, General Dynamics Electric Boat ...

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: PH1 Ron Garrison Release Sta... more

A distant view of the speakers platform as one of the speakers delivers his message during the commissioning ceremony for the guided missile destroyer USS CHANDLER (DDG-996)

A distant view of the speakers platform as one of the speakers deliver...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Pascagoula State: Mississippi (MS) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Bunnell Release Status: Released to Public... more

David S. Lewis, chairman of the board, General Dynamics Electric Boat Division, right, and Sponsor Nancy L. Domenici, seated on the speakers platform, listen to a guest speaker during the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered attack submarine ALBUQUERQUE (SSN-706)

David S. Lewis, chairman of the board, General Dynamics Electric Boat ...

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: PH1 Ron Garrison Release Sta... more

ADM Thomas B. Hayward, chief of naval operations, center of photo, and guests of honor leave the speakers platform at the conclusion of the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS CARL VINSON (CVN-70)

ADM Thomas B. Hayward, chief of naval operations, center of photo, and...

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

Guests on the speakers platform stand during the playing of the national anthem at the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS CARL VINSON (CVN-70)

Guests on the speakers platform stand during the playing of the nation...

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

Guests of honor, on the speakers platform, stand during the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS CARL VINSON (CVN-70)

Guests of honor, on the speakers platform, stand during the commission...

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

Guests of honor on the speakers platform pay tribute to the US flag, carried by a color guard, during the commissioning ceremony for the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate USS STEPHEN W. GROVES (FFG 29)

Guests of honor on the speakers platform pay tribute to the US flag, c...

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 view of the guided missile frigate USS LEWIS B. PULLER (FFG-23) with the crew aboard, background, the speakers platform and the guests attending the commissioning ceremony for the ship

A view of the guided missile frigate USS LEWIS B. PULLER (FFG-23) with...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Long Beach State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Kenneth V. Flemings Rele... more

The bow of the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS BUFFALO (SSN-715) towers above the speakers platform during the launch ceremony

The bow of the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS BUFFALO (SSN-715) ...

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

A distinguished guest sits on the speakers platform during the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS BUFFALO (SSN-715)

A distinguished guest sits on the speakers platform during the launchi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Carlos Drake Release Status: Released to Pu... more

One of the distinguished guests on the speakers platform applauds during the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS BUFFALO (SSN-715)

One of the distinguished guests on the speakers platform applauds duri...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Carlos Drake Release Status: Released to Pu... more

A view of guests of honor seated on the speakers platform during the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS BUFFALO (SSN-715)

A view of guests of honor seated on the speakers platform during the l...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Carlos Drake Release Status: Released to Pu... more

Rep. Jack Kemp, R-N.Y., and Maid of Honor Judith Kemp sit on the speakers platform during the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS BUFFALO (SSN-715)

Rep. Jack Kemp, R-N.Y., and Maid of Honor Judith Kemp sit on the speak...

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

VADM Robert L. Walters, deputy chief of naval operations, Surface Warfare, is seated on the speakers platform during the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS BUFFALO (SSN-715)

VADM Robert L. Walters, deputy chief of naval operations, Surface Warf...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Carlos Drake Release Status: Released to Pu... more

The bow of the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS BUFFALO (SSN-715) towers over the speakers platform during the launching ceremony

The bow of the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS BUFFALO (SSN-715) ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PHC Ronald W. Bayles Release Status: Released t... more

The bow of the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS BUFFALO (SSN 715) towers over the speakers platform during the launching ceremony

The bow of the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS BUFFALO (SSN 715) ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PHC Ronald W. Bayles Release Status: Released t... more

VADM Robert L. Walters, deputy chief of naval operations, Surface Warfare, is seated on the speakers platform during the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS BUFFALO (SSN-715)

VADM Robert L. Walters, deputy chief of naval operations, Surface Warf...

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

Rep. Jack Kemp, R-N.Y., and Sponsor Joanne Kemp, on the speakers platform during the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS BUFFALO (SSN-715)

Rep. Jack Kemp, R-N.Y., and Sponsor Joanne Kemp, on the speakers platf...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PHC Ronald W. Bayles Release Status: Released t... more

The bow of the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS BUFFALO (SSN-715) towers over the speakers platform during the launching ceremony

The bow of the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS BUFFALO (SSN-715) ...

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

Dr. Susan Hall Godson, sponsor, is escorted to the speakers platform prior to the start of the commissioning ceremony for the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate USS JOHN L. HALL (FFG 32). (Substandard image)

Dr. Susan Hall Godson, sponsor, is escorted to the speakers platform p...

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

GEN Billy M. Minter, commander, Allied Air Forces in Europe (on the speakers platform), salutes the honor guard during the formal announcement of the readiness of F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft for service with the U.S. Air Forces in Europe. The Fighting Falcons have also been introduced to four other North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) member countries

GEN Billy M. Minter, commander, Allied Air Forces in Europe (on the sp...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Hahn Air Base Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Rod Prouty Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Se... more

CDR William L. Norris, executive officer, steps down from the speakers platform at the conclusion of the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS BALTIMORE (SSN-704)

CDR William L. Norris, executive officer, steps down from the speakers...

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: Unknown Release Status: Rele... more

A view of the distinguished guests seated on the speakers platform during the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS MICHIGAN (SSBN-727)

A view of the distinguished guests seated on the speakers platform dur...

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: Unknown Release Status: Rele... more

Back view of the crowd and speakers platform at the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS BALTIMORE (SSN-704)

Back view of the crowd and speakers platform at the commissioning cere...

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: Unknown Release Status: Rele... more

A view of guests seated on he speakers platform during the dedication ceremony for the new post exchange

A view of guests seated on he speakers platform during the dedication ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Kunsan Air Base Country: South Korea Scene Camera Operator: SRA Mark Mcdonald Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digita... more

A bow view of the guided missile frigate KLAKRING (FFG-42) with the speakers platform in the foreground prior to the ship's launching

A bow view of the guided missile frigate KLAKRING (FFG-42) with the 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 Corp. Release Status: Released to Public C... more

A view of the speakers platform mounted on the deck of the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS HOUSTON (SSN 713) during the commissioning ceremony

A view of the speakers platform mounted on the deck of the nuclear-pow...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released ... more

Guests on the speakers platform stand as the national anthem is played during the commissioning ceremony of the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS HOUSTON (SSN 713)

Guests on the speakers platform stand as the national anthem is played...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released ... more

A view of the speakers platform during the commissioning ceremony for the guided missile frigate USS STARK (FFG-31). The guests are (from left to right): ENS C. Noe Jr., CAPT Michael P. Kalleres, John T. Gilbride Jr., CMDR T. E. Lewin, CDR T.W. Costello III, Congressman Joel Pritchard and Mrs. Edwin W. Semans, sponsor

A view of the speakers platform during the commissioning ceremony for ...

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 standing on the speakers platform during the commissioning ceremony for the guided missile frigate USS STARK (FFG 31) taking place at Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation

A view of distinguished guests standing on the speakers platform durin...

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

Edwin Meese III, counselor to the president, (right of the podium) stands on the speakers platform with other dignitaries for a moment of silence, during the launching ceremony for the cable repair ship USNS ZEUS (T-ARC-7). The ship was built by the National Steel and Shipbuilding Company

Edwin Meese III, counselor to the president, (right of the podium) sta...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Jeffrey Stienessen Release Status: Released ... more

Edwin Meese III, counselor to the president, (right of the podium) stands on the speakers platform with other dignitaries, during the launching ceremony for the cable repair ship USNS ZEUS (T-ARC-7). The ship was built by the National Steel and Shipbuilding Company

Edwin Meese III, counselor to the president, (right of the podium) sta...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Jeffrey Stienessen Release Status: Released ... more

On the speakers platform (from left to right) David S. Lewis, Chairman of the Board, General Dynamics; Sponsor Sheila McKinney Watkins, Susan Watkins, Maid of Honor, participate in the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS GEORGIA (SSBN 729). Admiral James D. Watkins, Chief of Naval Operations, can be seen in background

On the speakers platform (from left to right) David S. Lewis, Chairman...

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: Ph2 Dana Babin Release Statu... more

Guests stand on the speakers platform as the national anthem is played during the recommissioning ceremony for the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62). From left to right are the commanding officer, CAPT William M. Fogarty, ADM James D. Watkins, chief of naval operations; Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. and President Ronald Reagan

Guests stand on the speakers platform as the national anthem is played...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Long Beach Naval Shipyard State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Phc Terry C. Mitchell Release St... more

President Ronald Reagan, right, and CAPT William M. Fogarty, commanding officer, look out (from the speakers platform) at guests attending the recommissioning ceremony for the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62). Crewmen line the rail for the lower deck

President Ronald Reagan, right, and CAPT William M. Fogarty, commandin...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Long Beach Naval Shipyard State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Phc Terry C. Mitchell Release St... more

CAPT William M. Fogarty, commanding officer, (at the podium) Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman, Jr., (center) and President Ronald Reagan stand on the speakers platform during the recommissioning ceremony for the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62). Crewmen line the rail of the lower deck

CAPT William M. Fogarty, commanding officer, (at the podium) Secretary...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Long Beach Naval Shipyard State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Phc Terry C. Mitchell Release St... more

Guests of honor greet each other on the speakers platform prior to the start of the recommissioning ceremony for the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62)

Guests of honor greet each other on the speakers platform prior to the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Long Beach Naval Shipyard State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Phc Terry C. Mitchell Release St... more

A view of the speakers platform and crewmen lining the deck, during the recommissioning ceremony for the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62)

A view of the speakers platform and crewmen lining the deck, during th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Long Beach Naval Shipyard State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Phc Terry C. Mitchell Release St... more

A view of the speakers platform mounted aboard the deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) during the recommissioning ceremony for the battleship. Seated behind the speakers platform, to the right, is Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. and President Ronald Reagan

A view of the speakers platform mounted aboard the deck of the battles...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Long Beach Naval Shipyard State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 H.J. Gerwien Release Status:... more

President Ronald Reagan walks down the steps from the speakers platform at the conclusion of the recommissioning ceremony for the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62)

President Ronald Reagan walks down the steps from the speakers platfor...

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Right to left: President Ronald Reagan, CAPT William M. Fogarty, commanding officer; Chief of Naval Operations, ADM James D. Watkins and Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman, Jr. stand on the speakers platform during the recommissioning ceremony for the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62). Crewmen line the rail the lower deck

Right to left: President Ronald Reagan, CAPT William M. Fogarty, comma...

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Sen. John Tower, R-Texas, departs the speakers platform at the conclusion of the commissioning ceremonies for the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS CITY OF CORPUS CHRISTI (SSN-705). The ship was built by the Electric Boat Division, General Dynamics Corporation

Sen. John Tower, R-Texas, departs the speakers platform at the conclus...

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Distinguished guests depart the speakers platform at the conclusion of the commissioning ceremonies for the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS CITY OF CORPUS CHRISTI (SSN-705). The ship was built by the Electric Boat Division, General Dynamics Corporation

Distinguished guests depart the speakers platform at the conclusion of...

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Sen. John Tower, R-Texas, and his wife are seated on the speakers platform during commissioning ceremonies for the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS CITY OF CORPUS CHRISTI (SSN-705). The ship was built by the Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics Corporation

Sen. John Tower, R-Texas, and his wife are seated on the speakers plat...

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A starboard view of the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS CITY OF CORPUS CHRISTI (SSN-705) and the gangplank leading up to the speakers platform during commissioning ceremonies. The ship was built by the Electric Boat Division, General Dynamics Corporation

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

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Sen. John Tower, R-Texas, departs the speakers platform at the conclusion of the commissioning ceremonies for the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS CITY OF CORPUS CHRISTI (SSN-705). The ship was built by the Electric Boat Division, General Dynamics Corporation

Sen. John Tower, R-Texas, departs the speakers platform at the conclus...

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A view of distinguished guests seated on the speakers platform during the commissioning ceremony for the Australian frigate HMAS SYDNEY (F-03)

A view of distinguished guests seated on the speakers platform during ...

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A view of distinguished guests on the speakers platform during the commissioning ceremony for the guided missile frigate USS UNDERWOOD (FFG-36). The ship was built by Bath Iron Works Corp

A view of distinguished guests on the speakers platform during the com...

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A view of distinguished guests on the speakers platform during the commissioning ceremony for the guided missile frigate USS UNDERWOOD (FFG-36). The ship was built by Bath Iron Works Corp

A view of distinguished guests on the speakers platform during the com...

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Distinguished guests on the speakers platform stand to view the color guard as they present arms during commissioning ceremonies for the guided missile frigate USS REID (FFG-30)

Distinguished guests on the speakers platform stand to view the color ...

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Distinguished guests on the speakers platform stand to view the color guard, as they present arms during commissioning ceremonies for the guided missile frigate USS REID (FFG-30)

Distinguished guests on the speakers platform stand to view the color ...

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Distinguished guests salute from the speakers platform, as the national anthem is played during commissioning ceremonies for the guided missile frigate USS REID (FFG-30)

Distinguished guests salute from the speakers platform, as the nationa...

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Standing on the speakers platform during the commissioning of the guided missile frigate USS DOYLE (FFG 39) are, right to left, Robert H. Conn, deputy undersecretary of the Navy, Financial Management, right, and retired Vice Admiral (VADM) James H. Doyle; VADM Edward S. Briggs, commander Naval Surface Force; and Captain (CAPT) Michael P. Kalleres, commander Destroyer Squadron Eight

Standing on the speakers platform during the commissioning of the guid...

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Seated on speakers platform during the commissioning of the guided missile frigate USS DOYLE (FFG 39) are, right to left, Robert H. Conn, deputy undersecretary of the Navy, Financial Management; Retired Vice Admiral (VADM) James H. Doyle; Vice Admiral Edward S. Briggs, commander, Naval Surface Force; Captain (CAPT) Michael P. Kalleres, commander, Destroyer Squadron Eight; and CAPT E. C. Webster, supervisor of shipbuilding, Bath, Maine

Seated on speakers platform during the commissioning of the guided mis...

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Distinguished guests are seated on the speakers platform during the commissioning of the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate USS CROMMELIN (FFG 37). Commodore (CMDR) Theodore E. Lewin, commander, Naval Base, Seattle, is seated third from right

Distinguished guests are seated on the speakers platform during the co...

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Left to right: Commander (CDR) James W. Orvis, commanding officer; Commodore (CMDR) Theodore E. Lewin, commander, Naval Base Seattle; Captain (CAPT) Thomas Head, commander, Destroyer Squadron Nine; and Mrs. Richard B. Meyers, ships sponsor, are seated on the speakers platform during the commissioning of the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate USS CROMMELIN (FFG 37)

Left to right: Commander (CDR) James W. Orvis, commanding officer; Com...

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A chief petty officer escorts Mrs. Richard B. Meyers, ships' sponsor, to her seat on the speakers platform prior to the commissioning of the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate USS CROMMELIN (FFG 37). Standing to her right is Commander (CDR) James W. Orvis, commanding officer

A chief petty officer escorts Mrs. Richard B. Meyers, ships' sponsor, ...

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An ensign escorts Mrs. Susan Crommelin Spain, ships' sponsor, to her seat on the speakers platform prior to the commissioning of the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate USS CROMMELIN (FFG 37)

An ensign escorts Mrs. Susan Crommelin Spain, ships' sponsor, to her s...

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A view of the speakers platform and the guests attending the commissioning ceremony for the guided missile frigate USS JARRETT (FFG 33)

A view of the speakers platform and the guests attending the commissio...

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Saluting on the speakers platform during the commissioning ceremony for the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigate USS DEWERT (FFG 45) are (Left to right) Vice Admiral (VADM) John D. Johnson, USN (RET), Vice Admiral (VADM) James A. Lyons Jr., Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, and Commander (CDR) Douglas M. Armstrong, commanding officer, and Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) Ronald C. Bogle, executive officer

Saluting on the speakers platform during the commissioning ceremony fo...

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Len M. Thorell, vice president and general manager, Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation, sits on the speakers platform during the commissioning ceremony for the guided missile frigate USS MCCLUSKY (FFG 41)

Len M. Thorell, vice president and general manager, Todd Pacific Shipy...

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CAPT. R. J. Ecker, Chaplain Corps, sits on the speakers platform during the commissioning ceremony for the guided missile frigate USS MCCLUSKY (FFG-41)

CAPT. R. J. Ecker, Chaplain Corps, sits on the speakers platform durin...

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Captain Arland W. Kuester, commanding officer, escorts Sheila M. Watkins, sponsor, from the speakers platform at the conclusion of the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS GEORGIA (SSBN 729)

Captain Arland W. Kuester, commanding officer, escorts Sheila M. Watki...

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Admiral James D. Watkins, CHIEF of Naval Operations, leaves the speakers platform at the conclusion of the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS GEORGIA (SSBN 729)

Admiral James D. Watkins, CHIEF of Naval Operations, leaves the speake...

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A view of the speakers platform positioned on the deck of the nuclear-powered stratgegic missile submarine USS Georgia (SSBN 729) during its commissioning ceremony

A view of the speakers platform positioned on the deck of the nuclear-...

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Mrs. Sheila M. Watkins, sponsor, is escorted to her seat on the speakers platform prior to the start of the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS GEORGIA (SSBN 729)

Mrs. Sheila M. Watkins, sponsor, is escorted to her seat on the speake...

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Front view of the speakers platform as a distinguished guest speaks during the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS GEORGIA (SSBN 729)

Front view of the speakers platform as a distinguished guest speaks du...

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Susan Watkins is escorted to her seat on the speakers platform by Captain Myron P. Gray, commanding officer (Gold), prior to the start of the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS GEORGIA (SSBN 729)

Susan Watkins is escorted to her seat on the speakers platform by Capt...

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A view of the seated guests facing the speakers platform during the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS GEORGIA (SSBN 729)

A view of the seated guests facing the speakers platform during the co...

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Naval officers and other distinguished guests stand on the speakers platform during the commissioning of the guided missile frigate NICHOLAS (FFG-47)

Naval officers and other distinguished guests stand on the speakers pl...

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Senator Dan Quayle (R-IN) escorts his wife Marilyn to the speakers platform prior to the launching ceremony for the Aegis guided missile cruiser USS VINCENNES (CG 49) at Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp

Senator Dan Quayle (R-IN) escorts his wife Marilyn to the speakers pla...

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