Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz giving the Recommissioning Address
for the USS Menhaden (SS-377) on March 6th, 1953. The submarine tied up
outboard of the Menhaden is the USS Tunny (SS-282), which was also recommissioned
the same day.
(Image Courtesy of Jack Ferguson, RM2(SS), Menhaden, 1953-55)
Lieutenant Commander William R. Werner accepts command of the
USS Menhaden (SS-377). Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz is standing on the
far left in this photo.
Fleet Admiral Nimitz's five-star flag again flying from a flagstaff
on the USS Menhaden's sail.
(Images Courtesy of Marty Perez, RM3(SS), Menhaden, 1953-54)