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Prepared for the May 5, 1973 commissioning of the USS William H. Bates, this booklet would become the precursor for the Welcome Aboard booklets provided by each subsequent Commanding Officer. What makes the Commissioning Booklet unique is the inclusion of photographs of the entire crew! (Brad Williamson)

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