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NHF-094 Commander E.S. Moale Collection

16 black and white images showing U.S. Navy and merchant ships just before World War II.  USS New Mexico (BB-40); USS Erie (PG-50); USS Minneapolis (CA-36); USS Fresno (CL-AA-121); USS Porter (DD-356); USS Idaho (BB-42); USS Augusta (CA-31); USS Honolulu (CL-48); USS Dale (DD-353); USS Pike (SS-173); USS Babbitt (DD-128); USS S-1 (SS-105); Fleet Review honoring American Legion circa 1939, with battleships and Douglass TBD-1 Devastators and Curtiss SOC Seagulls; launchings of SS Marina and SS Manhattan, with tug N.C. Jefferson.  1 image removed to the NH collection.
Title: Commander E.S. Moale Collection
Caption: Collection Photo # NHF-094.01: US Navy battleships assembed for a Fleet Review honoring the American Legion circa 1939, with Douglass TBD-1 Devastators and Curtiss SOC Seagulls in flight.
Description: 16 black and white images showing U.S. Navy and merchant ships just before World War II. USS New Mexico (BB-40); USS Erie (PG-50); USS Minneapolis (CA-36); USS Fresno (CL-AA-121); USS Porter (DD-356); USS Idaho (BB-42); USS Augusta (CA-31); USS Honolulu (CL-48); USS Dale (DD-353); USS Pike (SS-173); USS Babbitt (DD-128); USS S-1 (SS-105); Fleet Review honoring American Legion circa 1939, with battleships and Douglass TBD-1 Devastators and Curtiss SOC Seagulls; launchings of SS Marina and SS Manhattan, with tug N.C. Jefferson. 1 image removed to the NH collection.
Accession #: NHF
Catalog #: NHF-094
Donor: Naval Historical Foundation
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
After this Year: 1930
Before this Year: 1946
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  • Photograph
Wars & Conflicts
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