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2016.43 John Bouvia Collection

Collection of 37 color photographs related to the commissioning and decommissioning ceremonies of the following ships- decommissioning: USS Saratoga (CV-60) August 20, 1994, USS Dale (CG-19), September 22, 1994. Commissioning: USS Mitscher (DDG-57), December 10, 1994, USS Callaghan (DDG-994), August 29, 1981, USS Typhoon (PC-5), and February 12, 1994. Photos include views of the ship, crew, manning the rails, & speeches. The photographs were taken by the donor.
Title: John Bouvia Collection
Caption: Collection photo #2016.43.01 - Crewmembers of the guided missle destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG-57) man the rails along the fantail of the ship at the conclusion of commissioning ceremony of NAS Pensacola.
Description: Collection of 37 color photographs related to the commissioning and decommissioning ceremonies of the following ships- decommissioning: USS Saratoga (CV-60) August 20, 1994, USS Dale (CG-19), September 22, 1994. Commissioning: USS Mitscher (DDG-57), December 10, 1994, USS Callaghan (DDG-994), August 29, 1981, USS Typhoon (PC-5), and February 12, 1994. Photos include views of the ship, crew, manning the rails, & speeches. The photographs were taken by the donor.
Accession #: 2016
Catalog #: 2016.43
Donor: John Bouvia
Copyright Owner: Naval History & Heritage Command
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Topic
  • Ceremonies. Celebrations, Commemorations
  • Cruises, Deployments, and Exercises
  • Boats-Ships--Aircraft Carriers
  • Boats-Ships--Destroyer
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  • Photograph
Wars & Conflicts
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  • Image (gif, jpg, tiff)
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