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USN 1151107 USS Jesse L. Brown (DE-1089)

Photo #: USN 1151107  USS Jesse L. Brown (DE-1089)
Title: USS Jesse L. Brown (DE-1089)
Description: 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.
Catalog #: USN 1151107
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