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Online Library of Selected Images:
-- U.S. NAVY SHIPS --

USS Harmon (DE-678), Launching Ceremonies

This page features views of the launching of USS Harmon on 25 July 1943 at Bethlehem Steel Company's Fore River shipyard, Quincy, Massachusetts. Seen in all the photos is the ship's Sponsor, Mrs. Naunita Harmon Carroll, Mother of Mess Attendant Leonard Roy Harmon.

For overall views of this ship, see: USS Harmon (DE-678).

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Photo #: NH 93489

USS Harmon (DE-678)


Ship's Sponsor, Mrs. Naunita Harmon Carroll, with the christening bottle, during launching ceremonies at the Fore River shipyard, Quincy, Massachusetts, 25 July 1943.
Mrs. Harmon was the mother of Mess Attendant First Class Leonard Roy Harmon, in whose honor the ship was named.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 67KB; 740 x 605 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 93490

USS Harmon (DE-678)


Ship's Sponsor, Mrs. Naunita Harmon Carroll, and her party at the Fore River shipyard, Quincy, Massachusetts, during launching ceremonies, 25 July 1943.
Those present include (from left to right):
Miss Harmon, sister of Mess Attendant First Class Leonard Roy Harmon, for whom the ship was named;
Mr. W.D. Carroll, the Sponsor's husband;
Mrs. Naunita Harmon Carroll, Mess Attendant Harmon's mother;
Mrs. Paul Edwards, sister of the Sponsor.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 76KB; 740 x 605 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 93488

USS Harmon (DE-678)


Ship's Sponsor, Mrs. Naunita Harmon Carroll, accepting a gift from a representative of the Bethelehem Steel Company. Photographed during USS Harmon's launching ceremonies at the Fore River shipyard, Quincy, Massachusetts, 25 July 1943.
In the background are the Sponsor's husband, Mr. W.D. Carroll, and her sister, Mrs. Paul Edwards.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 75KB; 740 x 605 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 93492

USS Harmon (DE-678)


Mrs. Naunita Harmon Carroll, ship's Sponsor, receives a gift from shipyard workers, during launching ceremonies at the Fore River shipyard, Quincy, Massachusetts, 25 July 1943.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 74KB; 740 x 600 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 93491

USS Harmon (DE-678)


Mrs. Naunita Harmon Carroll christens the ship with a bottle of Great Western champagne, during launching ceremonies at the Fore River shipyard, Quincy, Massachusetts, 25 July 1943.
Mrs. Harmon was the mother of Mess Attendant First Class Leonard Roy Harmon, in whose honor the ship was named.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 81KB; 740 x 605 pixels

 

For overall views of this ship, see: USS Harmon (DE-678).

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Text revised 2 February 1999