Photo #: USN 1151107
USS Jesse L. Brown (DE-1089)
Sponsor and others on the christening platform, during launching ceremonies at Avondale Shipyards, Westwego, Louisiana, 18 March 1972.
Those present are (from left to right):
Rear Admiral John W. Dolan, Jr., USN, Deputy Commander for Shipyard Management and Program Director for Shipyard Modernization, Naval Ship Systems Command;
Mrs. Gilbert W. Thorne, Ship's Sponsor;
Mr. Henry Z. Carter, President, Avondale Shipyards, Inc.;
Captain Thomas J. Hudner, USN, Head, Aviation Technical Training, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph.
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14 December 1998