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Naval History and Heritage Command

Quartermaster, USS Vulcan (AR-5)

A female sailor is at the helm of a ship
Description: Painting, Casein; by Alice DeCaprio; 1979; Framed Dimensions 21H X 25W
Accession #: 88-161-JO
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In 1978, USS Vulcan (AR-5) became the first U.S. Navy ship to have women permanently stationed aboard. Depicted here is Quartermaster Linda Coffelt in the Pilot House.

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