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Plate, USS Houston, #2013-125-003

A white plate from USS Houston with black colored maker’s mark on the back.  The maker’s mark is “McNicol China” surrounded by a simple black line motif. Underneath the motif is the words “Clarksburg. W. Va.”.
Title: USS Houston Plate (2013-125-003)
Caption: A white plate from a WWII era ship, USS Houston
Description: This white plate was recovered from a WWII era Northampton-class heavy cruiser (CA-30). This particular “McNicol China” maker’s mark was produced in Clarksburg, West Virginia. The McNicol China company was in production from 1914-1969.
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  • Underwater Archaeology
  • Boats-Ships--Cruisers
Document Type
  • Artifact
Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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