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Topic: aircraft carrier uss theodore roosevelt

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A Helicopter Combat Support Squadron 4 (HC-4) CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter lifts a partially dismantled Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron 9 (HS-9) SH-3H Sea King helicopter from the deck of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN-71) to carry it to the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67)

A Helicopter Combat Support Squadron 4 (HC-4) CH-53E Super Stallion he...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Lipski Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A starboard bow view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) under construction at the Newport News Shipbuilding shipyard

A starboard bow view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEOD...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 D.E. Erickson Release Status: Released to P... more

A port bow view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) under construction at the Newport News Shipbuilding shipyard

A port bow view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE R...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 D.E. Erickson Release Status: Released to P... more

Senator John W. Warner, R-Virginia, addresses guests attending the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71)

Senator John W. Warner, R-Virginia, addresses guests attending the lau...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 C. Drake Release Status: Released to Public... more

Balloons are released after the christening of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71). The barge moored at the bow of the carrier is serving as the VIP platform during the ship's ceremony

Balloons are released after the christening of the nuclear-powered air...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Ken M. O'Connell Release Status: Released t... more

Barbara W. Lehman, wife of Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. and Ship's Sponsor; christens the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) with a bottle of champagne during the ship's launching ceremony

Barbara W. Lehman, wife of Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. an...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 C. Drake Release Status: Released to Public... more

A replica of the sailing ship GODSPEED from Jamestown, Virginia, is on display during the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71)

A replica of the sailing ship GODSPEED from Jamestown, Virginia, is on...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 C. Drake Release Status: Released to Public... more

Attending the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) are, left to right, Edward J. Campbell, president and chief executive officer of Newport News Shipbuilding; Caspar W. Weinberger, Secretary of Defense; and Mrs. William McMillan, Matron of Honor

Attending the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Comb... more

Alexandra Lehman, daughter of Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. and Maid of Honor for the launching of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71), climbs steps leading to the platform where the ship's christening will take place

Alexandra Lehman, daughter of Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr....

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 C. Drake Release Status: Released to Public... more

The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) is moved out of Shipway 12 at the conclusion of the ship's launching ceremony. The tug JOHN P. DIESEL assists at the stern of the carrier

The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) i...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 C. Drake Release Status: Released to Public... more

Distinguished guests attending the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) are, from left to right, Senator J.W. Warner (R-VA), Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger, Mrs. B. Lehman, Miss A. Lehman, E.J. Campbell, Mrs. W. McMillan, Secretary of the Navy J.F. Lehman and CHIEF of Naval Operations Admiral J.D. Watkins

Distinguished guests attending the launching ceremony for the nuclear-...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Stu Gilman Release Status: Released to Public C... more

Spectators and guests listen to an address during the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71). The ceremony is taking place at Shipyard 12 of the Newport News Shipbuilding shipyard

Spectators and guests listen to an address during the launching ceremo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Comb... more

The Newport News Shipbuilding Chorus performs during the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71)

The Newport News Shipbuilding Chorus performs during the launching cer...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Ken M. O'Connell Release Status: Released t... more

Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr., addresses guests attending the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71)

Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr., addresses guests attending t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 C. Drake Release Status: Released to Public... more

Barbara W. Lehman, wife of Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. and Ship's Sponsor; prepares to christen the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) duringthe ship's launching ceremony. With Mrs. Lehman are, left to right, Edward J. Campbell, Newport News Shipbuilding; Lehman's daughter, Alexandra, Maid of Honor; and Secretary Lehman

Barbara W. Lehman, wife of Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. an...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 C. Drake Release Status: Released to Public... more

Spectators gather at Shipway 12 of the Newport News Shipbuilding shipyard for the launching ceremony of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71). Visible in the background is the shipyard's 900-ton capacity gantry crane

Spectators gather at Shipway 12 of the Newport News Shipbuilding shipy...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Comb... more

Admiral James D. Watkins, CHIEF of Naval Operations, speaks during the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) at Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company

Admiral James D. Watkins, CHIEF of Naval Operations, speaks during the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Stu Gilman Release Status: Released to Public C... more

Attending the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) are, left to right, Barbara W. Lehman, wife of Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. and Ship's Sponsor; Lehman's daughter, Alexandra, Maid of Honor; and Mrs. William McMillan, Matron of Honor

Attending the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 C. Drake Release Status: Released to Public... more

William Johnston, president of the Theodore Roosevelt Association, addresses guests attending the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71)

William Johnston, president of the Theodore Roosevelt Association, add...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Comb... more

Workmen prepare a barge that will serve as the VIP platform during the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71)

Workmen prepare a barge that will serve as the VIP platform during the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 C. Drake Release Status: Released to Public... more

Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger speaks during the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) at Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company

Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger speaks during the launching cer...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Stu Gilman Release Status: Released to Public C... more

Senator John W. Warner, R-Virginia, addresses guests attending the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71). Seated on the left are, left to right, William Johnston, President of the Theodore Roosevelt Association; Admiral James D. Watkins, CHIEF of Naval Operations; and Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr

Senator John W. Warner, R-Virginia, addresses guests attending the nuc...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Ken M. O'Connell Release Status: Released t... more

Senator John W. Warner, Republican-Virginia, addresses guests attending the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71). The ceremony is taking place at Shipway 12 of the Newport News Shipbuilding shipyard

Senator John W. Warner, Republican-Virginia, addresses guests attendin...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Comb... more

A starboard bow view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) during its launching ceremony at Shipway 12 of the Newport News Shipbuilding shipyard. The speaker's podium and the VIP seating area are located on the barge under the ship's bow. A small sailing ship participates in the ceremony

A starboard bow view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEOD...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Comb... more

Protesters mingle with spectators attending the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71)

Protesters mingle with spectators attending the nuclear-powered aircra...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 C. Drake Release Status: Released to Public... more

Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr., addresses guests attending the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71)

Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr., addresses guests attending t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Ken M. O'Connell Release Status: Released t... more

Secretary of Defense Caspar W. Weinberger addresses guests attending the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71)

Secretary of Defense Caspar W. Weinberger addresses guests attending t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 C. Drake Release Status: Released to Public... more

The initials TR were affixed to the bow of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) for the ship's launching ceremony. The ceremony is taking place at Shipway 12 of the Newport News Shipbuilding shipyard

The initials TR were affixed to the bow of the nuclear-powered aircraf...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 C. Drake Release Status: Released to Public... more

Spectators gather at Shipway 12 of the Newport News Shipbuilding shipyard for the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71). The barge moored at the bow of the carrier will serve as the VIP platform during the ceremony

Spectators gather at Shipway 12 of the Newport News Shipbuilding shipy...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 C. Drake Release Status: Released to Public... more

Barbara W. Lehman, wife of Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr., and Ship's Sponsor, prepares to christen the aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) during the ship's launching ceremony. Assisting it is Edward J. Campbell, Newport News Shipbuilding

Barbara W. Lehman, wife of Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr., a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Comb... more

A starboard quarter view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) during its launching ceremony at Shipway 12 of the Newport News Shipbuilding shipyard. The tug JOHN P. DIESEL assists at the carrier's stern

A starboard quarter view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS T...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Comb... more

An American flag 40 feet tall and 70 feet long is raised during the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71)

An American flag 40 feet tall and 70 feet long is raised during the la...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Ken M. O'Connell Release Status: Released t... more

Secretary of Defense Caspar W. Weinberger addresses guests attending the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71). Seated behind him are Secretary of the Navy John Lehman's wife Barbara, Ship's Sponsor, and their daughter, Alexandra, Maid of Honor for the launching

Secretary of Defense Caspar W. Weinberger addresses guests attending t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Comb... more

Edward J. Campbell, president and chief executive officer of Newport News Shipbuilding, addresses guests attending the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71)

Edward J. Campbell, president and chief executive officer of Newport N...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Comb... more

The initials "TR" affixed to the bow of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) during its launching ceremony. The ceremony is taking place at Shipway 12 of the Newport News Shipbuilding shipyard

The initials "TR" affixed to the bow of the nuclear-powered aircraft c...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Comb... more

Distinguished guests attending the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) are (from left to right) Miss Alexandra Lehman, Mrs. Barbara Lehman, Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman, Jr., and Senator John W. Warner (R-VA)

Distinguished guests attending the launching ceremony for the nuclear-...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Stu Gilman Release Status: Released to Public C... more

Secretary of Defense Caspar W. Weinberger addresses guests attending the launching ceremony of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71)

Secretary of Defense Caspar W. Weinberger addresses guests attending t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Comb... more

Attending the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) are, left to right, William Johnston, President of the Theodore Roosevelt Association; Admiral James D. Watkins, CHIEF of Naval Operations; Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr.; Lehman's daughter, Alexandra, Maid of Honor; and Lehman's wife, Barbara, Ship's Sponsor

Attending the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 C. Drake Release Status: Released to Public... more

Spectators gather at Shipway 12 of the Newport News Shipbuilding shipyard for the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71). The barge moored at the bow of the carrier is serving as the VIP platform during the ceremony. The shipyard's 900-ton capacity gantry crane is visible in the background

Spectators gather at Shipway 12 of the Newport News Shipbuilding shipy...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 C. Drake Release Status: Released to Public... more

A young spectator with a miniature American flag attends the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) at Shipway 12 of the Newport News Shipbuilding shipyard

A young spectator with a miniature American flag attends the launching...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Comb... more

Flag-waving spectators gather at dockside during the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71)

Flag-waving spectators gather at dockside during the launching ceremon...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Ken M. O'Connell Release Status: Released t... more

A formation of four F-14 Tomcat aircraft fly over the shipyard during the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71)

A formation of four F-14 Tomcat aircraft fly over the shipyard during ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Ken M. O'Connell Release Status: Released t... more

Attending the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) are, left to right, US Representative Norman Sisisky, Democrat-Virginia; US Representative Herbert Bateman, Republican-Virginia; and Undersecretary of the Navy James F. Goodrich

Attending the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Comb... more

Barbara W. Lehman, wife of Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. and Ship's Sponsor; christens the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) with a bottle of champagne during the ship's launching ceremony

Barbara W. Lehman, wife of Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. an...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 C. Drake Release Status: Released to Public... more

Saluting during the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) are, left to right, Admiral Kinnaird R. McKee, Director of the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program; Admiral Wesley L. McDonald, Commander in CHIEF, Atlantic and Atlantic Fleet; and Captain Paul W. Parcels, prospective commanding officer of the carrier

Saluting during the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraf...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 C. Drake Release Status: Released to Public... more

Admiral James D. Watkins, CHIEF of Naval Operations, addresses guests attending the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71)

Admiral James D. Watkins, CHIEF of Naval Operations, addresses guests ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Ken M. O'Connell Release Status: Released t... more

Edward J. Campbell, Newport News Shipbuilding, addresses guests at the launching ceremony for the aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71). Next to the podium are, right to left, Mrs. William McMillan, Matron of Honor; Alexandra Lehman, daughter of Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr., and Maid of Honor; and Lehman's wife Barbara, Ship's Sponsor

Edward J. Campbell, Newport News Shipbuilding, addresses guests at the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Comb... more

Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr., attends the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71). With Secretary Lehman are his wife, Barbara, Ship's Sponsor, and his daughter, Alexandra, Maid of Honor

Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr., attends the launching ceremo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Comb... more

A starboard bow view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) during its launching ceremony at Shipway 12 of the Newport News Shipbuilding shipyard. The speaker's podium and the VIP seating area are located on the barge under the ship's bow. The shipyard's 900-ton capacity gantry crane is visible in the background

A starboard bow view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEOD...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Comb... more

Admiral James D. Watkins, CHIEF of Naval Operations, salutes and Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. places his hand over his heart during the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71). With Lehman are his wife, Barbara, Ship's Sponsor, and his daughter, Alexandra, Maid of Honor

Admiral James D. Watkins, CHIEF of Naval Operations, salutes and Secre...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 C. Drake Release Status: Released to Public... more

A starboard bow view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) during its launching ceremony at Shipway 12 of the Newport News Shipbuilding shipyard. The speaker's podium and VIP seating area are located on the barge under the ship's bow. A replica of the sailing ship GODSPEED is on the right

A starboard bow view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEOD...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 C. Drake Release Status: Released to Public... more

Attending the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) are, left to right, Admiral Kinnaird R. McKee, Director of the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program; Admiral Wesley L. McDonald, Commander in CHIEF, Atlantic and Atlantic Fleet; and Captain Paul W. Parcells, prospective commanding officer of the carrier

Attending the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 C. Drake Release Status: Released to Public... more

Admiral James D. Watkins, CHIEF of Naval Operations, addresses guests attending the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71)

Admiral James D. Watkins, CHIEF of Naval Operations, addresses guests ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 C. Drake Release Status: Released to Public... more

Attending the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) are, left to right, Admiral Kinnaird R. McKee, Director of the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program; Admiral Wesley L. McDonald, Commander in CHIEF Atlantic and Atlantic Fleet; and Captain Paul W. Parcells, prospective commanding officer of the carrier

Attending the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Comb... more

Edward J. Campbell, Newport News Shipbuilding, addresses guests at the launching ceremony for the aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71). Behind Campbell at the podium are, left to right, Barbara W. Lehman, wife of Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. and Ship's Sponsor; Lehman's daughter, Alexandra, Maid of Honor; and Mrs. William McMillan, Matron of Honor

Edward J. Campbell, Newport News Shipbuilding, addresses guests at the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 C. Drake Release Status: Released to Public... more

Spectators gather at Shipway 12 of the Newport News Shipbuilding shipyard for the launching ceremony of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71)

Spectators gather at Shipway 12 of the Newport News Shipbuilding shipy...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Comb... more

Barbara W. Lehman, wife of Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. and Ship's Sponsor, christens the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) during the ship's launching ceremony

Barbara W. Lehman, wife of Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. an...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Ken M. O'Connell Release Status: Released t... more

Protesters mingle with spectators attending the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71)

Protesters mingle with spectators attending the nuclear-powered aircra...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 C. Drake Release Status: Released to Public... more

Barbara W. Lehman, wife of Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. and Ship's Sponsor; christens the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) with a bottle of champagne during the ship's launching ceremony

Barbara W. Lehman, wife of Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. an...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 C. Drake Release Status: Released to Public... more

Senator John W. Warner, R-Virginia, speaks with Captain Robert J. Ecker, Chaplain Corps, US Navy Fleet Chaplain, US Atlantic Fleet, during the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71)

Senator John W. Warner, R-Virginia, speaks with Captain Robert J. Ecke...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 C. Drake Release Status: Released to Public... more

Secretary of Defense Caspar W. Weinberger bow his head during the invocation at the beginning of the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71). With Weinberger are Edward J. Campbell, left, President and CHIEF Executive Officer of Newport News Shipbuilding, and Mrs. William McMillan, Matron of Honor

Secretary of Defense Caspar W. Weinberger bow his head during the invo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 C. Drake Release Status: Released to Public... more

Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. addresses guests attending the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71)

Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. addresses guests attending th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Comb... more

Mrs. Barbara Lehman, sponsor, breaks a champagne bottle on the bow of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) during the christening ceremony at Newport News Shipbuilding ceremony at Newport News Shipbuilding ceremony at Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company. The guests on the platform include Secretary of the Navy John Lehman, Jr., center, and Senator John Warner (R-VA), left

Mrs. Barbara Lehman, sponsor, breaks a champagne bottle on the bow of ...

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Secretary of Defense Caspar W. Weinberger addresses guests attending the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71)

Secretary of Defense Caspar W. Weinberger addresses guests attending t...

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A port bow view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) during its launching ceremony at Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company. To the left is a replica of the sailing ship "Godspeed"

A port bow view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE R...

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A starboard bow view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) during its launching ceremony at Shipway 12 of the Newport News Shipbuilding shipyard. The speaker's podium and VIP seating area are located on the barge under the ship's bow. The replica of the sailing ship GODSPEED is on the right

A starboard bow view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEOD...

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William Johnston, president of the Theodore Roosevelt Association, addresses guests attending the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71)

William Johnston, president of the Theodore Roosevelt Association, add...

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Attending the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) are, left to right, William Johnston, president of the Theodore Roosevelt Association; John F. Lehman Jr., Secretary of the Navy; Lehman's daughter, Alexandra, Maid of Honor; and Lehman's wife, Barbara, Ship's Sponsor

Attending the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carr...

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A stern view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) during its launching ceremony at Shipway 12 of the Newport News Shipbuilding shipyard. The tug JOHN P. DIESEL assists at the stern of the carrier

A stern view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOS...

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Admiral Wesley L. McDonald, Commander in CHIEF, Atlantic and Atlantic Fleet, salutes during the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71). Seated next to Admiral McDonald is Captain Paul W. Parcells, prospective commanding officer of the carrier

Admiral Wesley L. McDonald, Commander in CHIEF, Atlantic and Atlantic ...

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A clown and a man dressed in an "Uncle Sam" costume participate in the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71)

A clown and a man dressed in an "Uncle Sam" costume participate in the...

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Attending the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) are, left to right, Edward J. Campbell, Newport News Shipbuilding; Caspar W. Weinberger, Secretary of Defense; Mrs. William McMillan, Matron of Honor; and Senator John W. Warner, Republican-Virginia

Attending the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carr...

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Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. addresses guests at the launching ceremony for the aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71). Seated behind Lehman are his wife, Barbara, Ship's Sponsor, and his daughter, Alexandra, Maid of Honor. On the right are Edward J. Campbell, Newport News Shipbuilding shipyard, and Secretary of Defense Caspar W. Weinberger

Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. addresses guests at the launc...

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Secretary of Defense Caspar W. Weinberger addresses guests attending the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71). Seated on the left are, left to right, William Johnston, President of the Theodore Roosevelt Association; Admiral James D. Watkins, CHIEF of Naval Operations; and Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr

Secretary of Defense Caspar W. Weinberger addresses guests attending t...

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Admiral James D. Watkins, CHIEF of Naval Operations, and Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. attend the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71). With Secretary Lehman are his wife, Barbara, Ship's Sponsor, and his daughter, Alexandra, Maid of Honor

Admiral James D. Watkins, CHIEF of Naval Operations, and Secretary of ...

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A port quarter view of the Nimitz class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) being fitted out at the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company

A port quarter view of the Nimitz class nuclear-powered aircraft carri...

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A port quarter (close up) view of the Nimitz class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) being fitted out at the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company

A port quarter (close up) view of the Nimitz class nuclear-powered air...

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A stern view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) at the fitting-out pier of the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Co.  The ship will be commissioned on October 26, 1986

A stern view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOS...

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A starboard view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) at the fitting-out pier of the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Co.  The ship will be commissioned on October 26, 1986

A starboard view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ...

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An elevated port quarter view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN-71) as it leaves Hampton Roads, Va

An elevated port quarter view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier ...

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A port beam view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) underway

A port beam view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ...

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A starboard bow view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) at its christening ceremony

A starboard bow view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEOD...

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A starboard view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) underway

A starboard view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ...

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An elevated port quarter view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) underway

An elevated port quarter view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier ...

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A bow view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) underway

A bow view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEV...

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A starboard bow view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) underway

A starboard bow view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEOD...

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An elevated port quarter view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) underway

An elevated port quarter view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier ...

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A port beam amidships view of the superstructure of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) underway

A port beam amidships view of the superstructure of the nuclear-powere...

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A stern view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) underway

A stern view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOS...

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A starboard beam view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) underway

A starboard beam view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEO...

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A stern view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) underway

A stern view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOS...

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A starboard beam view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) underway

A starboard beam view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEO...

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An elevated port quarter view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) underway

An elevated port quarter view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier ...

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A port bow view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) underway

A port bow view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE R...

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A port bow view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) underway

A port bow view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE R...

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Secretary of Defense Caspar W. Weinberger speaks during the commissioning of the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71)

Secretary of Defense Caspar W. Weinberger speaks during the commission...

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Captain (CAPT) Paul W. Parcells, commanding officer of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71), escorts Barbara W. Lehman, sponsor and wife of Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr., to her seat on the speakers platform during the ship's commissioning

Captain (CAPT) Paul W. Parcells, commanding officer of the nuclear-pow...

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A formation of F-14 Tomcat, F/A-18 Hornet, E-2C Hawkeye and A-6 Intruder aircraft pass overhead during the commissioning of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN-71)

A formation of F-14 Tomcat, F/A-18 Hornet, E-2C Hawkeye and A-6 Intrud...

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A Navy and Marine Corps color guard stands in formation during the commissioning of the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71)

A Navy and Marine Corps color guard stands in formation during the com...

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A sailor hands out a seat-drying towel to a guest prior to the commissioning of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71)

A sailor hands out a seat-drying towel to a guest prior to the commiss...

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