Photo #: 80-G-K-5472 (Color)
Charleston Navy Yard, South Carolina
USS Ray K. Edwards (APD-96), commissioned on 11 June 1945, takes on stores prior to her shakedown cruise. Her Supply Officer, Ensign W.B. Price, checks outfit lists with Ensign Jane Edmunds, of the Navy Yard Ships' Outfitting Office, as a forklift truck brings up a pallet of pressurized gas bottles.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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12 January 2001