Johnston (DD-557) commissioning ceremony on the ship’s fantail at Seattle, Washington, 27 October 1943. Cmdr. Ernest E. Evans, commanding officer, was speaking in the left center.

LCdr. Ernest E. Evans, USN, her Commanding Officer, is speaking in the left center. (Credits: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph. NH 63368)

LCdr. Ernest E. Evans, USN, her Commanding Officer, is speaking in the left center. (Credits: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph. NH 63368)

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