Page 8 - USS L. Mendel Rivers Submarine Keel Laying


Photograph of (from left) Vice Admiral Hyman G. Rickover conversing with Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral Elmo R. Zumwalt 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.