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1890 thru 1970's - Rare Photographic History Guide and Expert Information of How Naval China and Dinnerware used in Food Service and Preparation Utilizing Vintage Photographs of Navy Enlisted Mess Halls, Officer Wardrooms, Food Preparation Galleys and Kitchens, Admiral and Captain's Quarters aboard Ship and Shore Facilities
This Photographic History includes enlisted mess halls, officer wardrooms and captain's cabins or salons aboard Aircraft Carriers, Battleships, Cruisers, Armored Cruisers, Destroyers, Military Transports, Liberty Ships, Submarines, Aircraft, Blimps, Field Mess and Shore Station Facilities from the US Navy and Other Navies of the World.
| Captain's Cabin and Wardroom Officer Mess Photographs
| Historically Important Photographs of Various Wardroom Officer's Mess from Late 1800's to 1970's
| Photo's Illustrate the use of US Navy Wardroom Officer China and Silverware
| Rare Petty Officer and Enlisted Mess and Galley Photographs
| Detailed Photographs of Various Enlisted, Petty Officer's and Chief Petty Officer's Mess from Late 1800's to 1970's
| Photo's Illustrate the use of US Navy Enlisted China, Serving Pieces, Pitchers and Flatware along with Galleyware for Food Preparation
| Officer's Wardroom Typical Dinner - USS Yorktown WWII
| Single, Very Detailed Photograph of Typical Dinner While Underway Aboard USS Yorktown Ca WWII - Shows Anchor China, Kings Design Silverware Placesettings and Serving Pieces. Note: Photo is 1MB !
| Photo Provided by Mr. David Berry of Dayton, OH who collects Naval China, from the book "Carrier War" by Lt. Oliver Jensen published 1945.
| Jeremiah Obrien - WWII Liberty Ship - Officer Wardroom Enlisted Mess and Galley - Also Wooden Hatch Covers!!
| Various Photographs of Various Enlisted, Petty Officer's and Officer's Wardrooms, Mess and Galley Food Preparation. Want To See How Those Liberty Ship Hatch Covers Were Used During WWII? Look Here!
| Photo's Illustrate the Restored Condition of the Jeremiah Obrien Which Is the Only WWII Liberty Ship currently in Use Today as a Working Museum
| Black History - Wardroom Stewards, Mess Hall Cooks and Galley
| Photographs Show African Americans Serving in the US Navy from late 1800's through Korea as Stewards, Mess Cooks in Officer's Wardrooms, Enlisted Mess Halls and Galleys
| Photo's show the use of US Navy Wardroom China, Silverware and Enlisted Galley Messware or Galleyware Pots, Pans, Utensils
Below are links to other Antique Nautical and Naval Artifacts that may be of interest:
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| Authentic 100+ Year Old Nautical Antique Trunks
The Real Deal! Fully Restored Antique Trunks Like Sea Chests, Pirate Chests, Treasure Chests - Perfect as a Naval Retirement Gift, use as a Shadowbox and to store Uniforms and Service Memorabilia!
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| The Largest Selection of Antique Trunks on the Net to Choose From!
| OPTIONAL - Trunk Wood Engraving Examples and Prices
Custom Designed, Handcrafted, and Hand Lettered in Caligraphy on your Antique Chest
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| Personalize Your 100+ Year Old Antique Trunk in Perpetuity!
| Antique Trunks as a Shadow Box and Storage Chest!
Customer Photographic Examples of our Antique Trunks Being used as a Military or Naval Retirement Shadow Box and Storage Chest!!
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| Why just get a shadow box or a newly made trunk with no history! One of our 100+ Year Old Nautical Antique Trunks can be used for both a Shadow Box and Storage Chest for your Uniforms, Photograph Albums, and Memorabilia!
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