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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
Wardroom Officer's Mess USS Pennsylvania circa 1905
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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
Petty Officers Mess USS Maine ca 1895
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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
Officers Wardroom Mess WWII USS Yorktown
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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!!
Galley Mess Deck Aboard the SS Jeremiah Obrien WWII
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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
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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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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!!
Military or Naval Retirement Ceremony Shadow Box
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The Pirate's Lair
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Stafford, Virginia 22554
Phone: 540-659-6209

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