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S-033 LT Calvin Meek Collection

LT Calvin Meek Collection
Title: Lt. Calvin Meek Collection
Caption: Collection photo number S-033.01: Interior of a floating Quonset hut, possibly serving as an Officer's Club in the 1940's.
Description: 11 prints and 1 negative received from LT Meek, related to his father Ormsby Steward Meek’s service circa 1940’s. USS AFDL-28 (small floating drydock) on Marine railway at Naval Operating Base Key West, FL, 1947. Interior and exterior views of a floating barge made of pontoons and a Quonset hut, perhaps serving as an Officer’s Club attached to USS Orion (AS-18) or Submarine Squadron 16. Aerial view of Naval Operating Base Key West, FL, with guppy submarines, PC and PCS patrol craft. View of commissioning of an unidentified ship probably at Norfolk Navy Yard circa 1941.
Accession #: S-File
Catalog #: S-033
Tags: officers
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