Commissioning Ceremony of USS Johnston (DD-557)
LCDR Ernest Evans, USN Description: (1908-1944) At the commissioning ceremonies of USS Johnston (DD-557), Seattle, Washington, 27 October 1943. He was Johnston's Commanding Officer from then until she was sunk in the Battle off Samar, 25 October 1944, and was lost with the ship. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.