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NH 96842 USS Fletcher (DD-992)

Photo #: NH 96842 USS Fletcher (DD-992)
Title: USS Fletcher (DD-992)
Description: USS Fletcher (DD-992) Rear Admiral William C. Wyatt, Supervisor of Shipbuilding at Pascagoula, Mississippi, signs the document accepting the ship from her builders, in ceremonies on board Fletcher at the Ingalls shipyard, 16 June 1980 . Looking on are Commander Steven C. Saulnier, the ship's Prospective Commanding Officer (2nd from right), Ingalls Shipbuilding President Len Erb (2nd from left) and George M. Nall (left), an Ingalls shipfitter who had worked on all thirty Spruance class destroyers and represented the entire Ingalls workforce at the ceremony. Fletcher was the final ship of the original thirty in that class. Courtesy of Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, MS. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 96842
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