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.
Commander Jessup
[Photographs of launching day ceremony and watch  were most graciously provided by John and Caroline Savage.]
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(DE-386) Launching Photos
SECTION 2.
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BACK TO SECTION 1.Brown ShipyardShip Construction PhotosDE-386 History
DE-386 LaunchingDE-386 Launching PhotosDE-386 SpecsWWII Plank Owners
DE-386 Crew ListingDE-386 Crew Listing (2)WWII Executive OfficersOfficers after 29 OCT., 1943
WWII Ports of CallLog Entries 1943 - 1946Chronological History 43-69WWII Kamikaze Attack
Savagely YoursWWII CasualtyAll Hands Memo 1945Conduct Towards Japanese
Short Cruise on a DEThe Rough RidersThe Rough Riders (2)U-boat Alley
Domain of the Golden DragonWWII PostersWWII Victory MedalDeath of FDR
Victory Over JapanWWII EndsTo the Far East With SavageWWII Vessell Losses

SECTION 2. CONTENTS
HOMENEW ADDITIONSSITE MAPINTRODUCTION
FOREWORDINVOCATION1. WALTER S. SAVAGE, JR.2.  DE-386 (WWII)
3.  DE-386 CREW4.  DE-386 CREW PHOTOS5.  DE-386 SHIP PHOTOS6.  DER-386 (1955)
7.  DER CREW 1955 - 19648.  DER-386 PHOTOS9.  SAVAGE IN VIETNAM10.  VIETNAM CREW
11.  VIETNAM PHOTOS12.  SHIP'S AWARDS13.  ACTIVE SERVICE TERMINATED14.  REUNION ASSOCIATION
15.  DECEASED16.  ROSTER17  REUNION PHOTOS18.  KEEPSAKES
19.  MISCELLANEOUS20.  SITE POLICIES21.  WEBMASTER22.  SHIP'S STORE
23.  SITE AWARDS24.  COMMANDING OFFICERS 25.  SHIP'S HISTORY

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[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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photograph of the USS SAVAGE (DE-386) as she gently glides into the water on launching day
photograph of Commander Jessup
photograph of Mrs. Savage holding champagne bottle before christening
photograph of Mrs. Mary Hart and Mrs. Walter Savage, Sr.
photograph of Mrs. Mary Hart and her father Walter S. Savage, Sr.
photograph of ship's foreman presenting Mrs. Savage with sea chest containing broken champagne bottle.  John Savage looks on in middle.
photograph of John Savage, Mary Hart, and Mrs. Savage
photograph of back of watch presented to Mrs. Savage at launching ceremony
photograph of ship's christening box
Ship's christening box, which is exhibited at at Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum.
40 Patriots Point Road, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
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