Navy Historical Foundation presentation by LT. Don Walsh, USN, Officer.
Presentation made to Naval Historical Foundation by Lt. Don Walsh, Officer in charge, Bathyscaph Trieste, of a commemorative Plaque, an American Flag, a Philatelic cover and photograph of Trieste. Left to right; rear admiral E. M. Eller, USN (RET), Vice Admiral J.F. Shafroth, USN (RET) Lt. Don Walsh, USN, Ensign F. H. Steck USNR, Mr. H.A. Vadnais Jr. Trieste dove to a record depth of 35, 800 feet off island of Guam on 23 January 1960 in Navy's most outstanding effort in its conquest of inner space.
Naval History and Heritage Command