Photo #: NH 70304
USS Scorpion (SSN-589)
Comes alongside USS Tallahatchie County (AVB-2) outside Claywall Harbor, Naples, Italy, 10 April 1968.
The submarine's Commanding Officer, Commander Francis A. Slattery, is atop her sail, holding a megaphone.
Scorpion was lost with all hands in May 1968, while returning to the U.S. from this Mediterranean deployment.
Courtesy Lieutenant John R. Holland, Engineering Officer, USS Tallahatchie County, 1969.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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27 January 2000