Admiral Hyman Rickover receives Distinguished Service Medal, aboard the USS Nautilus in Groton,Connecticut.
Groton Connecticut USA Date:1961, January 17 Duration:4 min 15 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Admiral Hyman Rickover is honored aboard the USS Nautilus in Groton,Connecticut. Participating VIPs include: French Ambassador Herve Alphand; Secretary of US-Navy(SECNAV) William B. Franke; President of the Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics Corporation.Carleton Shugg; and Vice Admiral(VADM) Hyman G. Rickover. They arrive aboard the USS Nautilus (SSN-571) for the ceremony. Vice Admiral Rickover is saluted by Navy officers. standing on a podium set up on deck of the submarine. Officers and men on the Nautilus stand at attention. LT. J.F. Laboon, JR. Chaplain, gives a short invocation. Commander of Nautilus, Lando W. Zech, introduces Vice Admiral Grenfell who steps up to the mike. French Ambassador Alphand gives remarks. SECNAV gives his address and presents the Distinguished Service Medal to VADM Rickover.
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