Photo #: NH 97554
USS Thresher (SSN-593)
Mrs. Frederick B. Warder christens the submarine, during launching ceremonies at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery, Maine, 9 July 1960.
Others present are (from left to right): Mrs. C. Pattisen, Lieutenant Dale E. Deverspicke (Chaplains' Corps), and Captain Henry P. Rumble.
Note that the christening took place at Thresher's stern.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center.
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28 March 2001