John 5:24
"Home is the Sailor, Home From The Sea.... And The Hunter, Home From The Hill"
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a Division of DataCity, Inc.

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Unofficial Navy History Guide and Black History Information of How African Americans Served in the US Navy From Late 1800's, Great White Fleet, WWI, WWII and Korea as Officer Wardroom Stewards and Food Preparation Specialists in Mess Halls, Galleys and Kitchens, Admiral and Captain's Quarters aboard Ship and Shore Facilities


Photographic History includes US Navy Aircraft Carriers, Battleships, Cruisers, Armored Cruisers, Destroyers, Military Transports, Liberty Ships, Submarines, Aircraft, Blimps, Field Mess and Shore Station Facilities.

Aboard Ship WWI Food Preparation Serving Galley and Mess Hall USS Oregon Officer Wardroom Mess - Steward in Background Left Photo Shows WWII Black and Philippino Mess Stewards at Serving Line - WWII
Right Photo Shows 1908 Wardroom Officers Mess on USS Oregon with Black Steward in Standing Background

Annapolis Bancroft Hall Midshipman's Mess ca 1907 Note Black Stewards Left Photo Shows Black Stewards Posing and Getting Ready For Serving a Meal - Bancroft Hall, Midshipmans Mess, Naval Academy, ca 1907

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The Pirate's Lair
Division of DataCity, Inc.
78 Canterbury Drive
Stafford, Virginia 22554
Phone: 540-659-6209
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"Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business"
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Music Credits: Donald Where's Your Trousers/Drunken Sailor medley by The Bards