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80-G-81255 USS Lewis Hancock (DD-675)

Photo #: 80-G-81255  USS Lewis Hancock (DD-675)
Title: USS Lewis Hancock (DD-675)
Description: The ship's sponsor, Lieutenant Joy Bright Hancock, USNR, prepares for the christening, during launching ceremonies at the Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company, Kearny, New Jersey, 1 August 1943. The ship was named in honor of Lieutenant Hancock's late husband, Lieutenant Commander Lewis Hancock, USN, who was killed in the crash of USS Shenandoah (ZR-1) in 1925. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-81255
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