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Photo #: NH 107317
U.S. Navy Minesweeper
Steaming through heavy seas during North Sea Mine Barrage clearance operations, circa mid-1919.
This "Bird Boat" wears a "V" identification mark on her bow, which means that she is USS Sanderling (Minesweeper # 37).
The original photograph is in the USS Tanager collection (Lot # S-590, page 2).
Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2010.
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Image posted 23 December 2010
Ship identification added 9 January 2011