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NH 99947 USS Memphis

Photo #: NH 99947  USS Memphis
Description: (Armored Cruiser # 10) Letter of 17 October 1917 from Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels, offering an air port from the ship to the her Sponsor, Mrs. R.N. (Annie Keith Frazier) Somerville, founder of The Society of Sponsors of the United States Navy, as a possible momento. See Photo # NH 99946 for a photograph of the air port offered in this letter. Collection of The Society of Sponsors of the United States Navy. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
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