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."