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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Additional collection guides

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: U.S.S. San Diego
    Dates: 1915-1968
    Collection Number: U.S.S. San Diego
    Creator/Collector: Vera Ward, Secretary to CA Senator William Gibbs McAdoo California Senator William Gibbs McAdoo U. S. Senator Ed. V. Izac Claude Swanson, Department of the Navy Josephus Daniels, Secretary of the Navy E. E. Hendee A. H. Robertson, Captain, U. S. Navy, Commanding Kettner McAdoo Izac Daniels Robertson Wright Crescent Boat Company San Diego Union Los Angeles Examiner San Diego Club Life City of San Diego Bethlehem Still Shipbuilding Division, Fore River Yard, Quincy, MA The Tribune-Sun U.S. Congressman William Kettner The McGee-For-Governor Executive Committee, San Diego U. S. Navy Common Council, City of San Diego U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, Washington, D. C.
    Extent: City Clerk Document File
    Online items available
    Repository: San Diego City Clerk’s Archives
    San Diego, California 92101
    Abstract: Entire City of San Diego records file entitled "U.S.S. San Diego." Includes newspapers whole sections and clippings, photos, resolutions, an ordinance, a memorial, correspondence, and an invitation to the re-christening of the ship. Correspondence includes that relevant to former U.S.S. San Diego which sunk of Long Island, New York, in 1918 as well as the WWII Cruiser bearing the same name.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    public records; municipal records

    Publication Rights

    public records; municipal records

    Preferred Citation

    U.S.S. San Diego. San Diego City Clerk’s Archives

    Acquisition Information

    public records; municipal records

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Entire City of San Diego records file entitled "U.S.S. San Diego." Includes newspapers whole sections and clippings, photos, resolutions, an ordinance, a memorial, correspondence, and an invitation to the re-christening of the ship. Correspondence includes that relevant to former U.S.S. San Diego which sunk of Long Island, New York, in 1918 as well as the WWII Cruiser bearing the same name.

    Indexing Terms

    U.S.S. San Diego
    Cruiser "San Diego"
    Crescent Boat Company
    Star Boat House Foot of Market Street
    WW1
    Pride of Pacific Fleet
    WWII
    3rd Fleet
    Victory Navy Day
    Silver Service Engraving for use on board U. S. S. San Diego
    Launching and Christening of U.S.S. San Diego
    Neighborhood Club, Quincy, MA
    Naming and re-naming of naval vessel, battleship, cruiser or warship
    monument in the memory of those lost upon the Cruiser San Diego
    accident and loss of life on board U.S.S. San Diego
    resolution expressing sympathy to relatives of lost U.S.S. San Diego crew
    Yokosuka naval base
    Ship Mascot, "Sailor," U.S.S. San Diego
    George Ohm
    Darrell L. Varnarde
    William H. Miller
    Charles W. Peterson
    Clifford A. Western
    Amabus L. Hardee
    William F. Elliott
    Oscar J. Wyatt
    Captain Ashley H. Robertson
    General Von Kluck
    Miss Annie May O'Neal
    Mayor and Mrs. Charles F. O'Neal, City of San Diego
    Rufus Choate, President of the Chamber of Commerce, City of San Diego
    Rear Admiral Oscar C Badger, Commander of Task Force 31
    City Attorney, Jacob Weinberger
    Mrs. Percy J. Benbough, Mayor's wife, City of San Diego
    Honorable Claude Swanson
    Charles A. A. McGee
    Daniels
    Kettner
    McGee
    Robertson
    Neighborhood Club, Quincy, MA
    Bethlehem Steel Company
    U. S. Navy
    Long Island, New York
    San Diego
    Quincy, MA
    Fore River, MA
    Yokosuka, Japan
    Star Boat House, Market Street, San Diego
    resolutions
    ordinance
    invitation
    newspaper clippings
    newspaper sections
    correspondence
    news photos
    advertisements
    Message From The Mayor, City of San Diego
    Memorial
    Congressman Mayor Admiral Captain Commanding Officer President Honorable Senator Sponsor City Attorney Daughter of the Southland

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