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USS Melville

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USS Melville

Posted: 25 Mar 2012 9:00AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Saddler
I have a photo album of my fathers from WWI aboard the USS Melville.
The album has pictures of everywhere the ship traveled while he was stationed on board. There are several pictures of the crew, other ships, prisoners of war, and mascots. The pictures have few names on them, they are mostly group pictures.
There was a boiler explosion on the ship and many lives were taken.
I have a copy of the ships history (pictures in the album follow this history) and a copy of the ships 1920 census.
The census lists names -position on ship and the state they came from.
Would share info and would like to see that maybe a naval museum might be interested but don't know who to contact.
Betty
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
reindl 25 Mar 2012 3:00PM GMT 
clbeckham12 25 Jun 2012 3:22AM GMT 
marklusby 22 Dec 2012 12:26PM GMT 
stellafunk 10 Feb 2014 7:21AM GMT 
marfor45 21 Feb 2014 2:03AM GMT 
jhammond9191 8 Aug 2012 3:58PM GMT 
terry_lairdjr 14 Mar 2013 8:37PM GMT 
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