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This bottle of Jack Daniels Old No. 7 whiskey was presented to retired Navy Capt. Ted Davis on the 40th anniversary of the surfacing of a Soviet submarine.

This bottle of Jack Daniels Old No. 7 whiskey was presented to retired Navy Capt. Ted Davis on the 40th anniversary of the surfacing of a Soviet submarine.

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (May. 18, 2009) This bottle of Jack Daniels Old No. 7 whiskey was presented to retired Navy Capt. Ted Davis on the 40th anniversary of the surfacing of a Soviet submarine by the U.S. Navy's Tench-class diesel submarine USS Grenadier (SS 525), commanded by then-Lt. Cmdr. Davis. The bottle of whiskey was presented to Davis in honor of Grenadier receiving the Jerauld Wright award, named after Adm. Jerauld Wright, Commander in Chief, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, in recognition of the event. Grenadier's crew earned the award "a case of Jack Daniels Old No. 7 Black Label Tennessee Sour Mash Whiskey" on May 29, 1959, for providing proof that the Soviet Union was conducting submarine operations in the Atlantic Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Todd Schaffer) File# 090518-N-7705S-027

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18/05/2009 - 18/05/2009
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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.
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U.S. NAVY
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