Page 10 - USS L. Mendel Rivers Submarine Keel Laying


Photograph of (from left) Newport News Shipbuilding president Lennis "Bud" C. Ackerman, Margaret (Middleton) Rivers, Lois Marion Rivers, Margaret "Peg" Middleton (Rivers) Eastman, and Congressman F. Edward Hebert at the keel laying ceremony for the USS L. Mendel Rivers. The ship was built and launched at Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company. The image was removed from an old photograph album.

Gift of Margaret Middleton Rivers Eastman.