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NH 57451 USS Atlanta (CL-51)

Photo #: NH 57451  USS Atlanta (CL-51)
Title: USS Atlanta (CL-51)
Description: Scene on the ship's fantail, during her commissioning ceremonies at the New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, N.Y., 24 December 1941. Standing in the foreground are (left to right): Captain Samuel P. Jenkins, Commanding Officer; Rear Admiral Adolphus Andrews; Margaret Mitchell (Mrs. John R. Marsh), ship's Sponsor; Captain Harold V. McKittrick; and Rear Admiral Edward J. Marquart. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 57451
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