Finding aid (Word)
Captain Flave J. George was commanding officer of USS Catalpa, Majaba, Pawnee, Chain, and Vesuvius during World War II. He served as port captain on Guadalcanal between his ship tours and also conducted a salvage operation on Racife.
Scope and Content Note
The collection includes Captain George's diaries while commanding USS Catalpa, Majaba, Pawnee, Chain, and Vesuvius; letters; and a scrapbook kept on Vesuvius describing the ship's commissioning, shakedown, operations off Okinawa, the Philippines, and Japan, and photographs of the ship and crew.
This collection should be cited as Papers of Flave J. George, Archives Branch, Naval History and Heritage Command, Washington, D.C.
Subject Headings (LCSH)
United States. Navy--History--Sources.
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations.