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Posted 1 year ago

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scottvez
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I just got this one in. I bought it from a seller in Finland and it seemed like forever to get it (about 2 1/2 weeks). I don't know how this USN photo ended up over there.

It was well worth the wait.

The Chief Petty Officer (CPO) is wearing a Sampson Medal with 6 engagement bars. I am not 100% certain but the ship name appears to be the USS Iowa. I haven't researched yet but would think that the 6 engagements will help to narrow the possible ships.

The photograph was taken in Newport, R.I. and dates from about 1900- 1910.

Reproduction of these images is prohibited.

scott

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  1. scottvez scottvez, 12 months ago
    Thanks chris and gargoyle-- anyone familiar with an online listing of engagements by ships?

    scott
  2. scottvez scottvez, 12 months ago
    Thanks for looking tom and david.

    scott
  3. scottvez scottvez, 12 months ago
    Thanks for looking vetraio and official!

    scott
  4. scottvez scottvez, 12 months ago
    Thanks militarist.

    scott
  5. scottvez scottvez, 12 months ago
    Thanks for looking budek.

    scott

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