NS Savannah Collection, 1959-1971

(Manuscript Collection #1022)

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  • Box 1
    • Folder a
      • Close up of starboard bow of NS SAVANNAH. Photo series: 072259-01 and caption. 1 item. 2 p.; undated  (item #1)
      • Propeller and rudder of NS SAVANNAH. Photo series: 072259-02 and caption. 1 item. 2 p.; 7/21/1959  (item #2)
      • Close up of port bow of NS SAVANNAH. Photo series: 072259-03 and caption. 1 item. 2 p.; 7/21/1959  (item #3)
      • Secretary of Commerce Frederick H. Mueller (facing camera). Photo series: 072259-04 and caption. 1 item. 2 p.; 7/21/1959  (item #4)
      • Mrs. Dwight D. Eisenhower being escorted by Mr. Louis Wolfson to ceremonial rail. Merchant Marine Academy honor guard render salute, as MMA band plays at left. Photo series: 072259-05 and caption. 1 item. 2 p.; 7/21/1959  (item #5)
      • Secretary of Commerce Frederick H. Mueller being interviewed by news representative as Mr. Harry W. Pierce, of New York Shipbuilding Corp. stands by. Photo series: 072259-06 and caption. 1 item. 2 p.; 7/21/1959  (item #6)
      • Overall view of ceremonial rail and audience. Photo series: 072259-07 and caption. 1 item. 2 p.; 7/21/1959  (item #7)
      • Overall view of crowd showing Mrs. Eisenhower (front row, seated second from left) Photo series: 072259-08 and caption. 1 item. 2 p.; 7/21/1959  (item #8)
      • Mr. Edward E. Teale, President of New York Shipbuilding Corp., at speaker's stand. Photo series: 072259-09 and caption. 1 item. 2 p.; 7/21/1959  (item #9)
      • Secretary of Commerce Frederick H. Mueller at speaker's stand. Photo series: 072259-10 and caption. 1 item. 2 p.; 7/21/1959  (item #10)
      • Master of Ceremonies Mr. Harry W. Pierce, Vice Chairman of the Board, New York Shipbuilding Corp., at speaker's stand. Photo series: 072259-11 and caption. 1 item. 2 p.; 7/21/1959  (item #11)
      • Honorable Herbert C. Bonner of North Carolina, Chairman, House Merchant Marine and Fisheries Committee at speaker's stand. Photo series: 072259-12 and caption. 1 item. 2 p.; 7/21/1959  (item #12)
      • Honorable Oren Harris of Arkansas, Chairman, House Interstate and Foreign Commerce Committee at speaker's stand. Photo series: 072259-13 and caption. 1 item. 2 p.; 7/21/1959  (item #13)
      • Presentation of sponsor. Mr. Louis E. Wolfson, Chairman of the Board, New York Shipbuilding Corp., at speaker's stand. Photo series: 072259-14 and caption. 1 item. 2 p.; 7/21/1959  (item #14)
      • Mrs. Dwight D. Eisenhower and Mr. Louis E. Wolfson (her escort) at speaker's stand. Photo series: 072259-15 and caption. 1 item. 2 p.; 7/21/1959  (item #15)
      • Mrs. Eisenhower and escort on christening platform. Photo series: 072259-16 and caption. 1 item. 2 p.; 7/21/1959  (item #16)
      • Mrs. Eisenhower and escort accompanied by Mr. & Mrs. Edward L. Teale on christening platform. Photo series: 072259-17 and caption. 1 item. 2 p.; 7/21/1959  (item #17)
      • Mrs. Eisenhower and escort flanked by Mr. & Mrs. Edward L. Teale on christening platform. Photo series: 072259-18 and caption. 1 item. 2 p.; 7/21/1959  (item #18)
      • Mrs. Eisenhower christening the NS SAVANNAH. Photo series: 072259-19 and caption. 1 item. 2 p.; 7/21/1959  (item #19)
      • Mrs. Eisenhower stands back as NS SAVANAH starts to slide down ways. Photo series: 072259-20 and caption. 1 item. 2 p.; 7/21/1959  (item #20)
      • NS SAVANNAH sliding down ways. Photo series: 072259-21 and caption. 1 item. 2 p.; 7/21/1959  (item #21)
      • NS SAVANNAH sliding down ways. Photo series: 072259-22 and caption. 1 item. 2 p.; 7/21/1959  (item #22)
      • Photographic print (ca. 1959) of NS SAVANNAH, the first nuclear merchant vessel commissioned after marine inspection by the U.S. Coast Guard, including a caption and cutaway view of her nuclear power plant. Black and white. 1 item. 1 p.   (item #23)
      • Note on NS SAVANNAH from Great Lakes and Inland Waterways, Dec. 1957, p. 3. (n.d.) 1 item 1 p.  (item #24)
      • Clipping: "Savannah to be Museum: First Nuclear Merchant Ship Retired," The Evening Star, [Washington, DC] (10/29/1971) 1 item. 1 p.  (item #25)

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