USS HENRY CLAY SSBN-625
JERRY PETRONE'S PHOTO PAGE
 
 

These photos are all courtesy of LT (MC) Jerry Petrone.
 

Pie eating contest, crews' mess - in background
center is Steward Smith & me on right side of photo.
        Circa 1965.
 

More pie eating.
 

Halloween contest, circa. 1965.
 Me on left (mummy) & Jacobsen, the radioman, on right.
 

Ship's doctor in stateroom - first (& last) beard I ever grew.
      Circa. 1965.
 

Flank bell.
 

Clay was first FBM to surface fire a Polaris Missile

Information stamped on rear of photo:

       U.S. AIR FORCE PHOTO
   Air Force Missile Test Center
     Photographic Laboratory
         Operated by RCA

AMR64-127-001/9817688    4-28-64

AT SEA, MTN          SSBN625
Launch of POLARIS Missile.  "POLARIS
Test Vehicle carrying Instrumentation
Package in Nose Cone."
UNCLASSIFIED.
 

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