Commissioning Ceremony for USS McCall (DD-400)

Commissioning Ceremony for USS McCall (DD-400)

Here we see the commissioning ceremony for the Gridley class destroyer USS McCall (DD-400), being held at the Mare Island Navy Yard on 22 June 1938. Captain James L. Kauffman USN, Captain of the Yard, is turning the ship over to her first captain, Lieutenant Commander John E. Whelchel, USN (R)

How to cite this article: Rickard, J (12 December 2020), Commissioning Ceremony for USS McCall (DD-400) , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_McCall_DD400_commissioning.html

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