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UA 451.04 U.S. Atlantic Fleet Collection

UA 451.04 US Atlantic Fleet Collection
Title: UA 451.04 US Atlantic Fleet Collection
Caption: Collection Photo #UA 451.04.01 "Pallbearers, honor guard, flag bearers, all stand at attention over the three unknown coffins aboard the USS Canberra [CA-70]."
Description: Four photographs showing the burial of unknown sailors at sea. The unknown sailors were not selected to be interred at Arlington National Cemetery and were buried at sea off the Virginia Capes instead. The Burial At Sea Ceremony took place on 26 May 1958.
Accession #: UA 451
Catalog #: UA 451.04
Donor: US Atlantic Fleet
Original Date: 1958-05-26
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