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U.S.S. Bainbridge medal

U.S.S. Bainbridge medal
Title
U.S.S. Bainbridge medal
Date 
1962
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 in. (7.6 cm)
Description 
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".
Credit Line 
Gift of Lila Luce and H. Christopher Luce in memory of Henry Luce III
Object Number 
2007.18.4.3
Inscriptions 
Engraved "Henry R. Luce"
Gallery Label 
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group