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S-508 USS William C. Lawe (DD-763) Collection

Collection of 50 photographs and negatives, circa 1983, transferred from the ship upon decommissioning. The subject matter consists of the ship underway at sea; crewmembers performing various tasks aboard ship (line handling, electronics repair, brazing pipe, testing boiled feed water, cabinet work, etc.); reenlistment ceremony with SECNAV John Lehman officiating; change of command ceremony; recreational activities; burial at sea ceremony; berthing spaces; and general views of the crew relaxing aboard ship. Also included are five photographs of officers: CAPT Allen (C/O of the ship?), LCDR Cooper (ship’s X/O), and CDR Paul V. Murphy.
Title: USS William C. Lawe (DD-763) Collection
Description: Collection of 50 photographs and negatives, circa 1983, transferred from the ship upon decommissioning. The subject matter consists of the ship underway at sea; crewmembers performing various tasks aboard ship (line handling, electronics repair, brazing pipe, testing boiled feed water, cabinet work, etc.); reenlistment ceremony with SECNAV John Lehman officiating; change of command ceremony; recreational activities; burial at sea ceremony; berthing spaces; and general views of the crew relaxing aboard ship. Also included are five photographs of officers: CAPT Allen (C/O of the ship?), LCDR Cooper (ship’s X/O), and CDR Paul V. Murphy.
Catalog #: S-508
Donor: USS William C. Lawe (DD-763)
Copyright Owner: Naval History & Heritage Command
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