U.S.S. Bainbridge medal
Overall: 3 in. (7.6 cm)
Engraved "Henry R. Luce"
Circular bronze medal; obverse with rope border and central image of sailing ship, "U.S.S. BAINBRIDGE / MOBILITY / ENDURANCE / VERSATILITY"; reverse, central image of ship and "WORLD'S FIRST NUCLEAR POWERED FRIGATE / USS BAINBRIDGE DLG(N)25 / BUILT BY / BETHLEHEM STEEL CO / QUINCY YARD / 1962"; engraved "Henry R. Luce".
This medal belonged to Henry R. Luce (1898-1967), founder of Time, Fortune, and Life Magazines and one of the most powerful figures in the history of American journalism.
Gift of Lila Luce and H. Christopher Luce in memory of Henry Luce III
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