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Operational Archives Branch
Naval Historical Center
805 Kidder Breese Street SE
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374-5060

Papers of
Fred H. Spiess,
1917-1919, 1983-1991

Scope and Content Note

These papers relate to the naval service of Fred H. Spiess, a sonar operator on Submarine Chaser 331 during World War I. The collection is comprised of biographical data and a diary that he kept from 11 May 1917 through 23 February 1919. The 49 glass slides relating to his naval service on SC 331 in the Atlantic and Mediterranean during 1918 are held in the Curator Branch, Photographic Section.

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as Papers of Fred H. Speiss, Operational Archives Branch, Naval Historical Center, Washington, D.C.


0.25 cubic feet

3 July 2003