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U.S.S. Bennington 1905 Disaster Document Collection
U.S.S Bennington 1905 Disaster Document Collection  
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Description
City Clerk file, including correspondence, list of sailors killed in the boiler explosion, list of names and addresses of family members and friends notified and sent published report, local news clipping of report of President Osborne regarding the memorial service and burial ground and surroundings at Fort Rosecrans in Point Loma, San Diego; letter from Spanish War Veterans requesting American Flag on municipal buildings be flown at half mast during the 1910 anniversary of the disaster; and Mayor's Message concerning men lost and a planned tribute to their lives and service.
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City Clerk file, including correspondence, list of sailors killed in the boiler explosion, list of names and addresses of family members and friends notified and sent published report, local news clipping of report of President Osborne regarding the memorial service and burial ground and surroundings at Fort Rosecrans in Point Loma, San Diego; letter from Spanish War Veterans requesting American Flag on municipal buildings be flown at half mast during the 1910 anniversary of the disaster; and Mayor's Message concerning men lost and a planned tribute to their lives and service.
Restrictions
public documents: municipal records
Availability
public documents: municipal records