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UA 569.22 Fred E. Bitting, Jr. Collection

Fred Bitting Collection
Title: Fred E. Bitting, Jr. Collection
Caption: Collection Photo #UA 569.23.09 - USS Breckinridge (DD-148) at sea.
Description: Photographs of the Navy service of Frederick E. Bitting from 1930-1950. Ships shown: USS Vega (AK-17), USS Barney (DD-149), USS Erie (PG-50), USS Breckinridge (DD-148), USS Biddle (DD-151), USS Pennsylvania (BB-38), USS Ranger (CV-4), USS Dewey (DD-349), USS Asheville (PG-21), USS Cincinnati (CL-6), USS Memphis (CL-13), USS Wyoming (BB-32), USS Charles S. Sperry (DD-697) - including damage from enemy fire in 1950, USS New Jersey (BB-62), USS Redstart (AM-378) - including damaged prop, and USS Raven (AM-155). Also included are images of Norfolk Naval Base & Machinists Mate's School. "Crossing the Line" images consist of King Neptune, court jesters, Davy Jones, and the royal court.
Accession #: UA 569
Catalog #: UA 569.23
Donor: Fred E. Bitting, Jr.
Copyright Owner: NHHC
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