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This sepia toned picture postcard features the United States Navy ship, the Oregon, in open water. A United States Flag is flying from the stern of the ship. A text box in the upper left of the card provides the following information about the ship: Oregon, Speed 16.79 knots, Displacement 10,288 Tons, Length 348 feet; Horsepower 11,037, Armament: 4-13 inch, 8-8 inch Under 4 inch--16, Complement: 34 Officers, 671 Men Cost $3,222,810. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information, as well as, indication for correspondence, address, and postage stamp placement. "Battleship Series No. 1" is in the lower left corner of the card.
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Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University