USNS Wally Schirra

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USNS Wally Schirra (T-AKE 8) christening ceremony on
March 8, 2009


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Welcome to Launch Day

USNS Wally Schirra at dawn

Another Countdown for Wally

Astronauts Bill Anders, Tom Stafford, Jim Lovell and Scott Carpenter

USNS Wally Schirra Logo

Astronaut Bill Anders wears Wally's colors

USNS Wally Schirra Swag

Actor Mark Harmon and the real Dee O'Hara

Official USNS Wally Schirra block puller

Ceremonial Memorabilia

Jo & Suzy Schirra

Marty, Jo & Suzy Schirra

USNS Wally Schirra Shirt Logo

Mrs. Gordon "Suzy" Cooper with plaque

Author Francis French presents a copy of "In
The Shadow Of The Moon"  to the Captain of USNS Wally Schirra for the ship's library.

A wonderful little commemorative from the christening ceremony - a Zippo lighter. Affordable and very useful for many things.


With special thanks to NASSCO, General Dynamics, Tammy Brouillette,
Francis French and Thon Carr for all of their assistance with assembling this information.



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