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Question 1: The first specific reference to commissioning located in naval records is a letter of November 6, 1863, from Secretary of the Navy ________ to all navy yards and stations.
Gideon WellesGustavus FoxIsaac TouceyFranklin D. Roosevelt

Question 2: The carrier's sponsor, daughter of the late Fleet Admiral ________, was introduced, and the President of the United States was the principal speaker.
Chester W. NimitzUnited States NavyUnited States Navy officer rank insigniaUnited States Naval Academy

Question 3: Navy Traditions and Customs from ________
United States NavyUnited States Naval AcademyNaval History & Heritage CommandU.S. Navy Museum

Question 4: The transferring officer reads the commissioning directive, the ________ is played, the ensign is hoisted, and the commissioning pennant broken.
Azərbaycan marşıGod Save the QueenLa MarseillaiseNational anthem

Question 5: ________ endow a ship hull with her identity, but many milestones remain before she is completed and considered ready to be designated a commissioned ship.
ScuttlingShip commissioningMuseum shipShip naming and launching

Question 6: On May 3, 1975, more than twenty thousand people witnessed the commissioning of USS Nimitz (CVN 68) at ________.
Norfolk, VirginiaHampton RoadsVirginia BeachNewport News, Virginia

Question 7: Commissioning in the early ________ under sail was attended by no ceremony.
United States Coast GuardUnited States Marine CorpsUnited States NavyUnited States armed forces

Question 8: The term is most commonly applied to the placing of a ________ in active duty with its country's military forces.

Question 9: The USS Monitor, of ________ fame, was commissioned less than three weeks after launch.
Bleeding KansasAmerican Civil WarTennesseeUnited States


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