Signed by President Jimmy Carter and Rosalynn Carter, The Commissioning of the USS Jimmy Carter, the final Seawolf-class nuclear-powered submarine.
Octavo, 62pp. Glossy pictorial covers, bound at spine with staples. Includes hundreds of color photographs of the crew, the building of the submarine and letters from dignitaries. Additional copy of the Welcome Booklet for the christening ceremony, conducted June 5, 2004. This copy is signed by President Jimmy Carter and Rosalynn Carter in black pen.
The USS Jimmy Carter is the third and final Seawolf-class nuclear-powered submarine. It was built by the Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics Corporation, with construction beginning in December of 1998. Rosalynn Carter was the ship’s sponsor, christening the new ship on June 5th, 2004. The submarine remains in operation.