Printing on side states, "MAY61". Included note states, "Two Experiments ---The installation of a ventilation system, indicated by the "chimneys", permitted 500 man shafts of work to be accomplished on the submarine Picuda (SS382) during the sandblasting and painting period. Previously no other work was performed during this period. Incident to the ventilation system is the enclosed air-lock accessed (right). The complete canvas all-weather cover permitted sandblasting and painting to continue without interference from rain, dew, and fog. Work that normally requires ten to twelve days was completed in seven."
Writing on bottom states, "580-43 US Navy Yard, SC. April 7, 1943. Colonel Paul A. Capron, USMC, commanding officer, Marine Barracks, Navy Yard, SC, speaking on the life of Major Leir Twiggs at launching of USS Twiggs and USS Paul Hamilton. (Official Navy Photo). File 15250."
Writing on bottom states, "196-43 US Navy Yard, SC. January 20, 1943. USS Paul Hamilton (DD590) and USS Twiggs (DD591). The keel was officially laid by stricking three arcs simutaneously on the keel of each vessel by the wives of Junior Officers assisted by thier husbands. View showing the combined group of both vessesls. (Names follow) File 14775."
Printing on bottom states, "205-43 US Navy Yard, SC, January 20, 1943. USS Paul Hamilton (DD 589) & USS Twiggs (DD 591) Keel Laying Ceremonies. The keel was officially laid by striking three arcs simutaneously on the keel of each vessel by the wives of Junior Officers assited by thier husbands. DD591 striking the arc and officially laying the keel. Left to right: front row: Mrs.R. G. Odiorne, Mrs. A. A. Rimmer,Mrs. J. W. Clayton, Mrs. T. H. Dwyer. File 14783."