Page 10 - USS L. Mendel Rivers Submarine Launch


Photograph of (from left) L. Mendel Rivers, Jr., Margaret (Middleton) Rivers, Margaret "Peg" Middleton (Rivers) Eastman, and Lois Marion (Rivers) Ravenel at the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered submarine, USS L. Mendel River. The submarine 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.