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United States Navy


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

James F. Griffin Letters

Identifier: SC 01057
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1951, of Lieutenant James F. Griffin of the United States Navy sent to his wife. He seems to be a Navy airman who is stationed in England and he complains about the way is squadron is being run.

Charles E. Littlefield Diaries

Identifier: SC 01594
Scope and Contents Two diaries kept by an officer while serving on board the USS Vulcan, the Navy's first repair ship as it supported the gun boats off the coast of Cuba during the Spanish American War. Littlefield recounts his daily activities, work on board the ship, weather, and events as they happened almost daily. He also recounts illnesses of fellow soldiers, those who died, and of soldier's who were taken to mast for carious violations. It is clear that Littlefield is skilled in the work of iron forging...

Patrick Arnold Letters

Identifier: SC 01400
Content Description

Series of letters addressed to Patrick Arnold from family and friends while stationed on the USS Bronson (DD-668) out of Charleston, South Carolina, the USS Howorth (DD-592), and at the Naval Recruiting Station in Washington, D.C. from 1944-1949.

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Korean War, 1950-1953--Naval operations, American. 1
Spanish-American War, 1898--Personal Narratives 1
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