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2014.80 George Prater Collection

George Prater Collection
Title: George Prater Collection
Caption: Collection photo # 2014.80.01 - Cast of characters during a Crossing the Line Ceremony
Description: Photographs and souvenir book from service of John H. Prater during circa 1920's including voyage to Australia. Images include Crossing the Line Ceremonies (excellent photos); shipboard boxing match; Mare Island Naval Base, street scenes and military parades in Melbourne, Australia; interior of a submarine torpedo room (including a torpedo on the floor); Submarine USS R-11 (SS-88), including exterior welding; Panama Canal; general onboard ship scenes; USS San Francisco (CA-38) docked in unknown location; USS S-6 (SS-111) docked in Portsmouth Navy Yard; & USS Rainbow at sea
Accession #: 2014
Catalog #: 2014.80
Tags: NHHC_Tags:phototags/celebrations-ceremonies/crossing-the-linerecreation_and_sports/boxing
Donor: George Prater
Copyright Owner: Naval History & Heritage Command
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