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Ship Christening and Launch of the George E. Davis DE357

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Ship Christening and Launch of the George E. Davis DE357

Top picture: Group photo taken on the day of the Launching of USS George E. Davis, Saturday, April 8, 1944, Consolidated Steel Corporation, LTD., Orange, Texas.

Identified: Man in uniform, far left: George's brother, Dr. John E. Davis, born 1920. Served in Navy as doctor, stationed in Saipan. Back row, far left (man in suit): George Eliot Davis, father of George E. Davis, Jr.
Front row, second woman from left, white hat: Grace Davis (George's mother).
Front row, center, woman with rose bouquet, Jane Hine Davis widow of George E. Davis Jr. (She later remarried.)

Bottom Picture: Preparing to christen ship.
Identified: Jane Hine Davis (Widow of George E.)
 


 

Ship Christening and Launch of the George E. Davis DE357

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