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US Hawaiian Packer Lifeboat Ladder - another find from the Berkeley Dump.

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this was an original lifeboat ladder for the uss hawaiian packer which was changed to USS Delta within a few months of setting sail in 1941. it went on to function as a decorated naval repair ship in every u.s. conflict from wwii thru vietnam.

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