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Commander Roy Davenport with his wife (with bottle) and Mrs. Garvey at the christening of submarine Trepang, Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 23 Mar 1944Crew member examining a layer of ashes on a B-25 of the 340th Bomb Group at Pompeii Field, Italy. Ash came from an eruption of Mt Vesuvius on 23 Mar 1944 that rained hot ash and brimstone on the area damaging several aircraft. Photo 2 of 2.
Commander Roy Davenport with his wife (with bottle) and Mrs. Garvey at the christening of submarine Trepang, Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 23 Mar 1944Crew member examining a layer of ashes on a B-25 of the 340th Bomb Group at Pompeii Field, Italy. Ash came from an eruption of Mt Vesuvius on 23 Mar 1944 that rained hot ash and brimstone on the area damaging several aircraft. Photo 2 of 2.
Crew member sweeping ashes off a B-25 of the 340th Bomb Group at Pompeii Field, Italy. Ash came from an eruption of Mt Vesuvius on 23 Mar 1944 that rained hot ash and brimstone on the area damaging several aircraft. Photo 1 of 2.Group photograph of the launching party of submarine Trepang, Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 23 Mar 1944; Commander Roy Davenport at center
Crew member sweeping ashes off a B-25 of the 340th Bomb Group at Pompeii Field, Italy. Ash came from an eruption of Mt Vesuvius on 23 Mar 1944 that rained hot ash and brimstone on the area damaging several aircraft. Photo 1 of 2.Group photograph of the launching party of submarine Trepang, Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 23 Mar 1944; Commander Roy Davenport at center
Launching of USS Trepang, Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 23 Mar 1944Liberty Ship SS John Stagg at sea, 23 Mar 1944
Launching of USS Trepang, Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 23 Mar 1944Liberty Ship SS John Stagg at sea, 23 Mar 1944
Mrs. Davenport and Mrs. Garvey at the christening of submarine Trepang, Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 23 Mar 1944Mrs. Davenport breaking bottle on bow of submarine Trepang while his husband Commander Roy Davenport and Mrs. Garvey looked on, Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 23 Mar 1944
Mrs. Davenport and Mrs. Garvey at the christening of submarine Trepang, Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 23 Mar 1944Mrs. Davenport breaking bottle on bow of submarine Trepang while his husband Commander Roy Davenport and Mrs. Garvey looked on, Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 23 Mar 1944
Mrs. Davenport, wife of future commanding officer of Trepang, posing with the submarine at its christening, Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 23 Mar 1944RAdm Mahlon Tisdale presenting champagne bottle to Mrs Davenport to christen Trepang, Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 23 Mar 1944; Mrs Garvey and Cmdr Roy Davenport also present
Mrs. Davenport, wife of future commanding officer of Trepang, posing with the submarine at its christening, Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 23 Mar 1944RAdm Mahlon Tisdale presenting champagne bottle to Mrs Davenport to christen Trepang, Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 23 Mar 1944; Mrs Garvey and Cmdr Roy Davenport also present
Submarine USS Trepang shortly after her launching, Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 23 Mar 1944
Submarine USS Trepang shortly after her launching, Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 23 Mar 1944


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