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S-030 Amory H. Waite, Jr. Collection

Amory H. Waite, Jr. Collection
Title: Amory H. Waite, Jr. Collection
Caption: Collection photo number S-030.01: RADM Black (right) presents Amory H. Waite, Jr. with a Silver Ice Axe on the occasion of Waite's retirement, 1966.
Description: 8 prints and 6 negatives showing commissioning ceremony for USS Glover (AGDE-1) at Boston Naval Shipyard, 13 Nov. 1965, and presentation of a Silver Ice Axe to Waite by RADM Black on Waite’s retirement in 1966. Two copies of a paper brochure detailing Waite’s career as an Arctic and Antarctic explorer, showing RADM Richard Byrd at Little America, with images of USS Bear (AG-29) and USS Glacier (AGB-4).
Accession #: S File
Catalog #: S-030
Tags: NHHC_Tags:phototags/celebrations-ceremonies/commissionings
Donor: Amory H. Waite, Jr.
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
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