Mrs. Savage with champagne bottle. Pictured with her is daughter, Mrs. Mary Hart.
Mary Hart and her father, Walter S. Savage, Sr.
Engraving on back of Hamilton watch that was presented to Mrs. Savage by the Brown Shipbuilding Company.
"Theria Darby Savage - Sponsor U.S.S. Savage July 15, 1943."
The USS SAVAGE (DE-386) glides gently into the water.
Mrs. Mary Hart and Mrs. Walter Savage, Sr. holding American Beauty roses.
Ship's foreman presenting Mrs. Savage with sea chest containing broken champagne bottle. John Savage looks on in center.
John and Mary with their mother.
[Photographs of launching day ceremony and watch were most graciously provided by John and Caroline Savage.]
(DE-386) Launching Photos
[Launching photo of ship provided from the private collection of Morrie J. Stein.]
[Photograph of christening box most graciously provided by Melissa Buchanan, Curator of Collections. PATRIOTS POINT Naval & Maritime Museum Medal of Honor Museum 40 Patriots Point Road Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina 29464.]
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