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
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.)