U.S.S. San Diego

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San Diego City Clerk’s Archives
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San Diego, California 92101
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2017


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

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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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