Navy and Battleship Postcards and Photographs

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Contributor

Muller, E.

Description

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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Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or

Publication Date

1900

Publisher

The Henderson Litho Co. Publishers

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Oregon_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Naval Battleship Subcollection

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.

United States Naval Ship, Oregon

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