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U.S.S. Growler (SS-215)

Submarine on the surface the sea is rough
Description: Painting, Oil on Canvas; by McClelland Barclay; 1943; Framed Dimensions 34H X 42W
Accession #: 2004-075-001
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This painting was presented to the U.S. Navy Submarine Force Museum in Groton, Connecticut after the War by Commodore James Fife where it remains on display today. Barclay knew and sketched Fife when he was still a Captain. The inscription in the lower right reads: "For Captain J. Fife, USN and his shipmates with my admiration and gratitude for their many kindnesses- McClelland Barclay USNR Southwest Pacific 1943"

  • Boats-Ships--Submarine
Document Type
  • Art
Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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