Folding Knife, USS San Diego, #2017-008-009
A folding pocketknife recovered from the WWI-era armored cruiser USS San Diego (Armored Cruiser No. 6).
The folding pocketknife, recovered from USS San Diego (Armored Cruiser No. 6), has a wooden handle with a partial iron blade located inside the handle. These knives were equipped with a square, folding blade, which made cutting rope on a moving ship safer and easier.