Uss Ward Dd-139 Destroyer, Pearl Harbor 1941 Attack Painting Cacheted Cover For Sale
-USSWARD DD-139Naval cover for thefamous and sank an enemy mini-submarine before
- the 1941 aerialattack onPearl Harbor. Cover postmarkedfirst day
- onSeptember 14,2011 atWashington, DC.
- Bluephoto of the USSWardon cachet #5586 by Alvin Eckert, USCS #9964.
-Cover franked with44 centFlag Foreverstamp.
- With DIY matte and 5x7 frame, makes a fine gift!
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USS Ward a 314 footWickes Class destroyer was built inMare Island, CAand commissioned in 1917. The vessel was recommissionedin January 1941 and went onto earnnine WW II battle stars forPacific Theater actions. Theseincluding eight battles as a high speed transport APD-16 landing troops on enemy held islands and fightingair attacks. InDecember 1945 the shipparticipated in the Battle of Leyte in a 15 ship convoy that was attacked by enemy heavy bombers at San Pedro Bay. One of the bombers was hit by gunfire and crashed into the USS Ward starting a major fire that engulfed the vessel. After fire fighting failed, she was sunk by gunfire from the USS O'Brien on 7 December 1944.Seller hasover 40 covers forshipsattacked atPearl Harbor in 1941.
These items make fine gifts when mounted on a colored matte and placed in a 5x7 picture frame.
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Uss Ward Dd-139 Destroyer, Pearl Harbor 1941 Attack Painting Cacheted Cover : $6