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NH 97554 USS Thresher (SSN-593)

Photo #: NH 97554  USS Thresher (SSN-593)
Title: USS Thresher (SSN-593)
Description: Mrs. Frederick B. Warder christens the submarine, during launching ceremonies at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery, Maine, 9 July 1960. Others present are (from left to right): Mrs. C. Pattisen, Lieutenant Dale E. Deverspicke (Chaplains' Corps), and Captain Henry P. Rumble. Note that the christening took place at Thresher's stern. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.
Catalog #: NH 97554
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