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NH 76147 Captain Richmond Kelly Turner, USN Hachiro Arita

Photo #: NH 76147  Captain Richmond Kelly Turner, USN Hachiro Arita
Title: Captain Richmond Kelly Turner, USN Hachiro Arita
Description: Photo #: NH 76147 Captain Richmond Kelly Turner, USN (left), Commanding Officer of USS Astoria (CA-34), with , Foreign Minister of Japan. At the Foreign Minister's official residence, in Tokyo, during Astoria's visit to Japan in April 1939. She had brought home the ashes of the Late Japanese Ambassador to the United States, Hiroshi Saito, who died in Washington, D.C., on 26 February 1939. Halftone reproduction, published in the Japan Times Weekly, Tokyo, 20 April 1939, page 569. Donation of Lieutenant Gustave Freret, USN (Retired), 1972. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 76147
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