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  • Attendees at ship’s launching on 14 July 1959

  • Gomez

    September 26, 2021 at 10:12 pm

    Those present at the ship’s launching ceremony in the photo are (from left to right): Captain Francis A. Burke, Chaplain, First Naval District; Vice Admiral Wallace M. Beakley, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations; Captain Fred L. Ruhlman, Commandant, Boston Naval Shipyard; Vice Admiral Hyman G. Rickover; Admiral Arleigh A. Burke, Chief of Naval Operations; Mrs. Craig Hosmer, ship’s Sponsor; Rear Admiral Ralph K. James, Chief, Bureau of Ships; Rear Admiral Carl F. Espe, Commandant, First Naval District; and Captain Edgar H. Batcheller, Supervisor of Shipbuilding at the Quincy shipyard.

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