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S-572 USS Roark (FF-572) Collection

Collection of 8 photographs related to the construction and launch of USS Roark (FF-1053). Specific imagery consists of Sea Trials (September 1969), Keel Laying (February 2, 1966), construction (April 3, 1966), launching party (April 24, 1967), christening (April 24, 1967), launching (April 24, 1967), and a general view at sea. Also included is a presentation of a portrait to Mrs. Frank Roark and Mrs. William Roark of LT. William Roark. The collection was received from the ship upon decommissioning.
Title: USS Roark (FF-572) Collection
Caption: Collection photo # S-572.01 - USS Roark (FF-572) during Sea Trials, September 1969. 
Description: Collection of 8 photographs related to the construction and launch of USS Roark (FF-1053). Specific imagery consists of Sea Trials (September 1969), Keel Laying (February 2, 1966), construction (April 3, 1966), launching party (April 24, 1967), christening (April 24, 1967), launching (April 24, 1967), and a general view at sea. Also included is a presentation of a portrait to Mrs. Frank Roark and Mrs. William Roark of LT. William Roark. The collection was received from the ship upon decommissioning.
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Catalog #: S-572
Donor: USS Roark
Copyright Owner: Naval History & Heritage Command
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