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US Coast Guard cutter John C. Spencer departing on her maiden voyage to US Territory of Alaska from New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 19 May 1937

Caption   US Coast Guard cutter John C. Spencer departing on her maiden voyage to US Territory of Alaska from New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 19 May 1937 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Coast Guard
Identification Code   F1107.C94
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Photos on Same Day 19 May 1937
Photos at Same Place Brooklyn, New York, United States
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 3 Mar 2009

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1. charles lycksell says:
28 Aug 2011 08:23:24 PM

my dad arnold. r lycksell was on the spencer in alaska in 37 i have alot of pictures of the ship i rember him telling me what an adventure it was being aboard her alaska looks alot different know comparded to 1937 in 39 he was transferd to the uss dickman where this ship would go on to be in 5 major invashions the coast gard is more than just garding the coast god bless the coast gard

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