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Title: First day cover for the U.S.S. WORDEN

Accession Number: 2007.25.50
Type: first day cover
Place: USA, MO, St. Louis; Cuba, Guantanamo Bay
Date: 1935-07-10
Materials: paper
Description: First day cover for the U.S.S. WORDEN (DD-352, built 1934), destroyer; front of envelope has no cachet; stamp features portrait of George Washignton in profile, printed on stamp "UNITED STATES POSTAGE/ WASHINGTON/ 2 CENTS 2"; stamp postmarked "U.S.S./ JUL/ 10/ 1935/ WORDEN." and "GUANTANAMO/ CUBA"; address handwritten on front "Albert Danter/ 4769a Easton Ave./ St. Louis, Mo., U.S.A."; stamped on back "SUNK". The U.S.S. WORDEN downed one bomber during the attack on Pearl Harbor and was undamaged (see correspondence file).

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