Photo #: NH 99113
Mrs. John Wehle,
Sponsor of USS Butler (DD-636)
Holds the christening bottle, during the ship's launching ceremonies at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, 12 February 1942.
She was daughter of Major General Smedley Darlington Butler, USMC, in whose honor USS Butler was named.
Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation. Collection of Rear Admiral Adolphus E. Watson, USN, donated by Mrs. Alexander C. Liggett and Mrs. J.S. Taylor.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center.
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4 February 2004