(Submarine # 62) Ship's Sponsor poses with her bouquet, just before christening the submarine, at the Portsmouth Navy Yard, Kittery, Maine, on 9 July 1918. Just to the right is Rear Admiral Clifford J. Boush, Commandant of the Navy Yard. To the left, in white uniform, is Rear Admiral Spencer S. Woods, Commandant of the First Naval District. Note sign in the upper left: The American People Want Ships ... Not Excuses. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.