Photo #: NH 103729
USS Beale (DD-471)
Sponsor, Miss Nancy Beale, prepares to christen the ship, during launching ceremonies at the Bethlehem Steel Company shipyard, Staten Island, New York, 24 August 1942.
Also present is Commander R.C. Bell, USN.
Courtesy of Donald M. McPherson, 1975.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 17 April 2006