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80-G-K-13791 USS Swordfish (SS-193)

Photo #: 80-G-K-13791 USS Swordfish (SS-193)
Title: USS Swordfish (SS-193)
Description: USS Swordfish (SS-193) Ready for launching, at the Mare Island Navy Yard, California, on 1 April 1939. This is the earliest known color Official Navy Photograph that can be precisely dated. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-K-13791
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