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Commissioning of the U.S.S. Oregon City at Boston, Massachusetts

Commissioning of the U.S.S. Oregon City at Boston, Massachusetts
Date: February 15, 1946
Here are two photographs showing the commissioning of the U.S.S. Oregon City at Boston, Massachusetts.


Firing a gun from the USS New Orleans

Firing a gun from the USS New Orleans
Date: Between 1914 and 1919
A photograph showing sailors firing a gun from the USS New Orleans, a PG-34 protected cruiser. It was commissioned in 1898, decommissioned in 1922, and served during both the Spanish-American War and World War I.


Flag

Flag
Date: between 1937 and 1945
United States jack flag flown on the USS Wichita battleship, a heavy cruiser launched in 1937. Nicknamed "The Wicked Witch," the USS Wichita served in the North Atlantic and Pacific oceans during World War II. Margaret Ayres Weigester, the ship's honorary sponsor, acquired this item. Margaret was the daughter of William A. Ayres, a Congressman from Wichita, Kansas.


Inspection on the U.S.S. Oregon City

Inspection on the U.S.S. Oregon City
Date: Between 1946 and 1947
This is a photograph showing a shake down inspection on the U.S.S. Oregon City at Guantanamo Bay Cuba.


Marine detachment near the U.S.S. Oregon City

Marine detachment near the U.S.S. Oregon City
Date: Between 1946 and 1947
This is a photograph showing a U.S. Marine detachment on the dock near the U.S.S. Oregon City.


Pennant

Pennant
Date: between 1937 and 1945
Federal-style pennant flown on the USS Wichita battleship, a heavy cruiser launched in 1937. Nicknamed "The Wicked Witch," the USS Wichita served in the North Atlantic and Pacific oceans during World War II. Margaret Ayres Weigester, the ship's honorary sponsor, acquired this item. Margaret was the daughter of William A. Ayres, a Congressman from Wichita, Kansas. According to Weigester's husband, President Franklin Roosevelt presented her the pennant.


Sailors on the USS New Orleans

Sailors on the USS New Orleans
Date: Between 1914 and 1919
A photograph of sailors on the USS New Orleans. The sailor in the back row marked with an x, is Paul B. Brunner from Colony, Kansas. The USS New Orleans was a PG-34 protected cruiser that was commissioned in 1898, served in both the Spanish-American War and World War I, and was decommissioned in 1922.


Sailors on the USS New Orleans

Sailors on the USS New Orleans
Date: Between 1914 and 1919
A photograph showing sailors on the USS New Orleans during World War I. The sailor in the back row marked with an x, is Paul B. Brunner from Colony, Kansas. The ship was a PG-34 protected cruiser commissioned in 1898, served both the Spanish-American War and World War I, and was decommissioned in 1922.


Sailors on the USS New Orleans

Sailors on the USS New Orleans
Date: Between 1914 and 1919
A photograph showing sailors on the USS New Orleans. The sailor third from left is Paul B. Brunner, from Colony, Kansas. The USS New Orleans was a PG-34 protected cruiser that was commissioned in 1898, decommissioned in 1922, and served during both the Spanish-American War and World War I.


U.S. Navy E Division at Palm Island Australia

U.S. Navy E Division at Palm Island Australia
Date: 1943
This is a photograph showing U.S. Navy E Division at Palm Island Australia. Sharitt Edward Baker is in the photograph.


U.S.S. Oregon City

U.S.S. Oregon City
Date: Between 1946 and 1947
This is a photograph of the U.S.S. Oregon City (CA122), the lead ship of the Oregon City class of heavy cruisers. It was built by Bethlehem Steel Company, Quincy, Massachusetts, and launched June 9, 1945. The Oregon City was commissioned February 16, 1946 with Captain Burtnett Kent Culver in command. It was decommissioned February, 1947.


U.S.S. Oregon City and sailors

U.S.S. Oregon City and sailors
Date: Between 1946 and 1947
Here are three photographs showing the U.S.S. Oregon City, a group of sailors (upper left corner), and Sharitt Edward Baker (lower right corner).


U.S.S. Wichita

U.S.S. Wichita
Date: Unknown
U.S. Navy-U.S.S. Wichita (cruiser); WWII


USS New Orleans

USS New Orleans
Date: March, 1917
A postcard view of the USS New Orleans, a PG-34 protected cruiser, at Guaymas, Mexico. It was commissioned in 1898, decommissioned in 1922, and served during both the Spanish-American War and World War I.


USS New Orleans covered with ice

USS New Orleans covered with ice
Date: Between 1914 and 1919
A postcard view of the USS New Orleans covered with ice as it enters Boston Harbor, Boston, Massachusetts. The USS New Orleans was a PG-34 protected cruiser that was commissioned in 1898, decommissioned in 1922, and served during both the Spanish-American War and World War I.


USS New Orleans going through the Panama Canal

USS New Orleans going through the Panama Canal
Date: Between 1914 and 1919
A postcard view of the USS New Orleans, a PG-34 protected cruiser, going through the Panama Canal. It was commissioned in 1898, decommissioned in 1922, and served during both the Spanish-American War and World War I.


USS New Orleans going through the Panama Canal

USS New Orleans going through the Panama Canal
Date: Between 1914 and 1919
A postcard view of the USS New Orleans, a PG-34 protected cruiser, going through the Panama Canal. It was commissioned in 1898, decommissioned in 1922, and served during both the Spanish-American War and World War I.


USS New Orleans going through the Panama Canal

USS New Orleans going through the Panama Canal
Date: Between 1914 and 1919
A postcard view of the USS New Orleans, a PG-34 protected cruiser, going through the Panama Canal. It was commissioned in 1898, decommissioned in 1922, and served during both the Spanish-American War and World War I.


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