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Alvin D. Chandler Naval Record

 Collection
Identifier: 01/MS 00055
Overview This is an official naval record of Rear Admiral Alvin Duke Chandler.  Two hole punches are in the top of each page conforming to the manner in which a Naval Officer's Record is maintained.

Carl S. Worboys Letters

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Identifier: SC 00442
Content Description 27 letters and VMails from Carl Worboys to his family written from Europe between 1943- 1945 while he served aboard the USS Seminole and USS Acadia, both hospital ships during the second World War. Worboys writes about his travel across the Atlantic, weather and conditions in Europe and the Mediterranean, books he has read, church services, and the lack of alcohol to the troops. He states in one letter that some of the men are torn of where they will go first once they are back in the United...

James F. Griffin Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01057
Scope and Contents Letters, 1951, of Lieutenant James F. Griffin of the United States Navy sent to his wife. He seems to be a Navy airman who is stationed in England and he complains about the way is squadron is being run.

Master Machinist's Office (Norfolk, Va.) Ledger

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Identifier: SC 01051
Scope and Contents Ledger, 1865-1869, of the Master Machinist's Office of the United States Navy in Norfolk, Va. Includes information about ship repairs, purchase of supplies, and other maintainence activities taken at around the Portsmouth and future Norfolk Naval Base.

Nancy Kessler Letters to Louis Kessler

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Identifier: SC 01401
Content Description Series of letters from Nancy Kessler to her husband, Louis, while he served in the United States Navy as a quartermaster and was stationed in Norfolk, Virginia from 1944-1945.

Patrick Arnold Letters

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Identifier: SC 01400
Content Description Series of letters addressed to Patrick Arnold from family and friends while stationed on the USS Bronson (DD-668) out of Charleston, South Carolina, the USS Howorth (DD-592), and at the Naval Recruiting Station in Washington, D.C. from 1944-1949.

Staff Journal of Commodore Charles H. B. Caldwell

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Identifier: MS 00261
Scope and Contents Journal written while Commodore Charles Henry Bromedge Caldwell was in command of the Naval Forces on the Pacific and South Atlantic Stations of the United States Navy. Entries detail the ship's journey throughout the year 1876- 1877 and document encounters with other vessels, dignitaries, and countries as well as the day to day operations of the ship and handling of situations as they arose. The staff journal was kept on behalf of the Commodore by H.N. Caldwell, Secretary in the United...

USS Hyades Shipmates' Reunion Collection

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Identifier: MS 00160
Scope and Contents Official documents, photographs, and other material related to the service of the USS Hyades (AF-28), a store ship built during World War II and which served until the 1970s. Primarily includes copies of reports of changes, muster rolls, deck logs, and photographs relating to the USS Hyades' service during World War II. There are also copies of other similar documents scattered throughout the 1950s and 1960s. Finally, there is printed ephemera related to the USS Hyades. Addition material...

Richard Woods Letters to Sally Samson Woods

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS 00223
Content Description Collection contains 57 handwritten letters from Richard Dale Woods to his girlfriend and later wife Sally Rose Collins Samson Woods from 1964-1967. During this time, Woods served as a Boiler Technician Petty Officer Second Class in the United States Navy on board the USS Holder (DD-819), a Gearing Class Destroyer, and the USS Magoffin (APA-199). Woods used his middle name, Dale, as his signature. The letters primarily concern Dale’s desire to reunite with Sally and her young son, Rod (from her...