White Glazed Stoneware Plate with a Green Flower and Vine Border from WWI-era USS San Diego (Armored Cruiser No. 6)
This officer’s plate with decorative transfer green border was recovered from WWI-era armored cruiser USS San Diego (Armored Cruiser No. 6). On the plate’s base, a maker’s mark of a crown is shown with the words “John Maddock & Sons Ltd. / Royal Vitreous / wport”. This suggests that the plate was made by John Maddock & Sons and the printed mark dates around 1896.