Uncle Tom gets assigned to a new ship

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Uncle Tom gets assigned to a new ship - not in H i g h sec case om Brown fo Local...
not in H i g h sec case om Brown fo Local Sailor On New Ship Mr. and Mrs. Joseph W Keefe Jr. and their daughter Mary Ursula, 303 Pulaski Street, attended t h e commissioning ceremonies of the guided missile rigate Harry E. Yarnell in the Boston Naval Shipyard recently. Their son, ENS Thomas P. Keefe, was one of the 390 Yar- nell crew members gathered the pier to.see Capt. Walter G. Lessman accept command of ship. The frigate is the second ernized guided missile-equipped vessel of its kind. Its arma- ment includes Terrier surface- to-air missiles, anti-submarine torpedoes and conventional guns. It was named for the late Harry E. Yarnell, Atlantic Fleet Commander - in - Chief in 1930's.

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  1. Cumberland Evening Times,
  2. 21 Jul 1969, Mon,
  3. Page 16

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