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with thanks to Clay Mitchell for these contributions
V-2 Division "Bow Cats" from May of 1980 to Nov. 1983. Cat Captain of Cat 2.

These scans show the admission card, commissioning invitaion and
christening booklet for the launching of the USS America in 1964.

Admission Card Front Admission Card Back
Click image at right for a more readable view.

Captain L. Heyworth Jr. Uss America's 1st Commanding Officer

Cmdr Otis G. Pennington Uss America's 1st Engineering Officer

Commissioning Envelope

Commissioning Invitation Front

Commissioning Invitation Back

Commissioning Platform Seating Plan pg1
Commissioning Platform Seating Plan pg2

Commissioning Schedule of Events

Directions to Commissioning


Christening Booklet

Christening Booklet pg2

Christening Booklet pg3

Christening Booklet pg4

Christening Booklet pg5

Pages 6 and 7 combined

Christening Booklet pg8

Christening Booklet pg9

Christening Booklet pg10

Christening Booklet pg11

Christening Booklet Back


Sea Trials 21 December 1964