Object of the Day

Fish Fry

We know this event took place at Ancon M.E.D. Yard in honor of Col. Selee and Col. Ker on August 13, 1948, as stated on the caption.


What can you tell us about Col. Selee and Col. Ker?

Can you identify any of the men in this photograph?

Please share with us in the comments section below!

One Comment

  • Fred Sill

    The gentleman third from the left is Governor Newcomer. The photo was perhaps taken at the Municipal Engineering Division (which was headquartered in Ancon), which may explain the pipe valves in the foreground.

    If my fading memory serves, I think that General Newcomer was Director of Maintenance before his appointment as Lieutenant Governor of the Canal, and then Governor.

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