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Catalog Number 00018
Object Name Pennant
Description A. PENNANT:
Pennant, white/ blue, IOWA, Swallow tail design

HISTORY:
IOWA pennant from the battleship USS DES MOINES
The U.S.S. Des Moines, CA-139, was one of the largest cruisers in the US Navy. The U.S.S. Des Moines was a protected cruiser and the first naval vessel to be launched at the present site of the Quincy Yard of Bethlehem Steel Company. The launching of the battleship was on September 20, 1902.

Accessory information located in the Notes section.
Received Date / /
Collection USS Des Moines