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The launch of Pickerel, July 7, 1936 at Electric Boat Co., Groton, CT. The destroyer USS Fox (DD-234) is in the background. The boat's sponsor was Miss Evelyn Standley, daughter of Rear Admiral William Standley, acting Secretary of the Navy, who, along with his wife, attended the launching along with 4000 other guests.

National Archives photo

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