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NH 75617-KN (Color) Commodore Bryon McCandless, USN (left), and his son, Commander Bruce McCandless, USN (who retired as a Rear Admiral)

Photo #: NH 75617-KN (Color)  Commodore Bryon McCandless, USN (left), and his son, Commander Bruce McCandless, USN (who retired as a Rear Admiral)
Title: (Color) Commodore Bryon McCandless, USN (left), and his son, Commander Bruce McCandless, USN (who retired as a Rear Admiral)
Description: Commodore Bryon McCandless, USN (left), and his son, Commander Bruce McCandless, USN (who retired as a Rear Admiral). Oil on canvas by John and Nelda Zwerneman, 1972. This artwork was commissioned by the children of Bruce McCandless. It was presented to the USS McCandless on the occasion of her commissioning. It was displayed in the Wardroom of USS McCandless, which is also seen in the painting. The ship was named in honor of Commodore Byron McCandless and Rear Admiral Bruce McCandless. Courtesy of NASA, Manned Spacecraft Center, Houston, Texas.
Catalog #: NH 75617-KN
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