Thursday, December 4, 2008

Calling Card of USS New York (ACR-2)


This is a "calling card" produced by the sailors of the Norfolk-based armored cruiser USS New York (ACR-2) during the Spanish-American War. "Sampson" refers to Rear Admiral William T. Sampson, nominal commanding officer of the North Atlantic Squadron.

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Navy Dad said...

Here is a link to the American Jewish Year Book By Jewish Publication Society of America. Provides names of those that served during the Spanish-American War on USS New York.

http://books.google.com/books?id=Oso8AAAAIAAJ&pg=PA543&dq=uss+new+york&as_brr=1