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Posted 2 years ago

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Giving tribute to all who have and are serving our country on this Memorial Day. A Big Thanks to all.
Fob Front:
U.S.S. California
Launched Nov. 20-1919
Navy Yard
Mare Island Calif.
Fob Back:
Made by F.J. Buchart Die Sinking Dept. Mare. Is.Navy.Yd.
Photos of the U.S.S. California & her launching are from nav.source.org.
Operational & Building Data:
Laid down by Mare Island Ship Yard Oct. 25, 1916
Launched Nov. 20, 1919
Comissioned Aug. 10, 1921
Decommissioned Feb. 14, 1947
Stricken March 1, 1959
Fate: Sold July 1, 1959 & broken up for scrap
(Also taken from nav.source.org)
Thanks to all the men & women who have served us faithfully.
I salute you,
Dave

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  1. pw-collector pw-collector, 2 years ago
    Thanks officialfuel, BELLIN68, AR8Jason, kerry10456, toolate2, mrmajestic 1, & packrat-place for the appreciation.
    Dave
  2. pw-collector pw-collector, 2 years ago
    Thanks ttomtucker for the appreciation.
    Dave
  3. pw-collector pw-collector, 7 months ago
    Thanks aeon, pops52 & SEAN68 for the appreciation.
    Dave

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