Lieutenant Commander Joseph Enright, first Commanding Officer
of the USS Dace (SS-247), reading his orders, July
Another view of Lieutenant Commander Joseph Enright reading
Lieutenant Commander Enright shaking hands with Captain W.W.
Foster of Electric Boat. Looking on are Mr. L.Y. Spear, President of Electric
Boat, and Captain E.F. Cutts, who accepted the submarine on behalf of the
U.S. Navy, then directed LCDR Enright to take command of the USS Dace.
USS Dace (SS-247), the submarine on the left, during the commissioning
ceremonies on July 23rd, 1943.
(Official U.S. Navy Photos; Color Photos Courtesy of the Naval
Historical Center, Washington, D.C.)