Lieutenant Commander Joseph Enright, first Commanding Officer of the USS Dace (SS-247), reading his orders, July 23rd, 1943.
Another view of Lieutenant Commander Joseph Enright reading his orders.
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.)