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UA 559.06 Navy Curator Branch Collection

UA 559.06 Navy Curator Branch Transfer
Title: UA 559.06 Navy Curator Branch Transfer
Caption: Collection Photo UA 559.06.01 Major General Charles G. Cooper, USMC with William and Scott Leftwich at the christening of USS Leftwich (DD-984). USS Leftwich was named after Lt. Col. William G. Leftwhich, Jr. after he was killed in Vietnam.
Description: Photographs of the christening of USS Leftwich (DD-784) on May 27, 1978 in Pascagoula, Mississippi. USS Leftwich was named after Lt. Col. William G. Leftwhich, Jr. after he was killed in Vietnam. Photographs show Leftwich's family, Maj. General Charles G. Cooper (USMC), and Admiral Thomas B. Hayward, Chief of Naval Operations. Additional photos show USS John Young (DD-973) and USS Briscoe (DD-977).
Accession #: UA 559
Catalog #: UA 559.06
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Donor: Navy Curator Branch
Copyright Owner: NHHC
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