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Salad Plate, USS San Diego, #2017-008-019

A white ceramic plate with a gold and blue ring around the edge of the face of the plate. There is also a gold anchor with a chain wrapped around it on the lip.
Title: Salad Plate, USS San Diego, #2017-008-019
Caption: A white ceramic plate with gold decoration recovered from the WWI-era armored cruiser USS San Diego (Armored Cruiser No. 6).
Description: Based on its size this plate, from USS San Diego (Armored Cruiser No. 6), was likely used for salad or sides. The pattern indicates that it was used in the wardroom mess. There are two maker’s marks on the reverse side, one in green that reads “MAYER CHINA MADE FOR JAS. M. SHAW & CO N.Y.” and a transparent one, possibly the remains of an ink stamp, that reads “JAMES M. SHAW & CO NEW YORK
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  • Underwater Archaeology
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  • World War I 1917-1918
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