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United States (nation) -- Virginia (state) -- Portsmouth (independent city) -- Portsmouth (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Places (Getty Thesaurus Of Geographic Names)

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

1954-55 Cruise Book

 Item
Identifier: CB 1954-55
Overview The 1954-1955 Intrepid Cruise Book documents Intrepid's deployments during the Mediterranean Cruise. It details major events that occured during 1954-55, ports the crew visited, departments and air groups, and day to day life on board.

James Smith Oral History

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Identifier: OHP 012
Scope and Contents James Smith served aboard Intrepid during World War II, from 1943 to 1946, and was a seaman first class stationed as a first loader on a 40mm gun. Smith began his interview by providing a brief background of his life before he joined the Navy. He then discussed his decision join the Navy, how he felt after the Pearl Harbor attack, being assigned to gunnery, and his job as a first loader. After focusing on his initial Navy experiences, Smith described the first time he saw Intrepid, as well as...

Montfort Commissioning Invitation

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Identifier: A2016.23
Scope and Contents Invitation; to Intrepid's Commissioning. The iniviation invites "Mrs. R.L. and Miss Carol Montfort" to Intrepid's Commissioning at the Norfolk Navy Yard in Portsmouth, VA on August 16, 1943 at 2 o'clock. The number on the back of the card is 257.

Pierce Matthews Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: A2017.05
Overview The Pierce Matthews Correspondence collection consists of primarily letters and postcards to his family. The correspondence spans a portion his service in the Navy, from 1949–1962, with the majority concentrating on 1960-62. In addition to letters and postcards, there were often photos, clippings, and other documents enclosed with and described in various letters. Topics in the letters include family and daily life, opinions on raising a family, chess, coin collecting, dating life,...

The Portsmouth Periscope

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Identifier: A2016.76
Scope and Contents Newspaper; The Portsmouth Periscope, Vol. XVIII, No. 10. portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, N.H.

Newsletter of the Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, NH. In addition to describing the events of the shipyard, there is an extensive article on Growler and the missile tests they were conducting there at the time.