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Naval operations

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Charles E. Littlefield Diaries

 Collection
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...

Naval Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01190
Scope and Contents Account book of a navy officer for vessels in Great Britain.Headings on some pages include "Debts" (on land and loans), "Creditors," "An Estimate of what ye Excise will yield in farm-- provided they may house it for two years and a quarter rent will be advanced," "Navy Debts," "Money have been taxed...Kingdom of Parliament...1643...," "Garrisons" which include reports on the Tower of London, cities in Ireland, Portsmouth, Plymouth, various 'Castles' and other places and "List of...

Patrick Arnold Letters

 Collection
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.