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U.S.S. Torsk, Baltimore, Maryland, circa 1970-1990

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Summary:U.S.S. Torsk, Baltimore, Maryland, circa 1970-1990. Postcard features two contemporary photographs and one WWII-era illustration of the U.S.S. Torsk, a submarine painted to look like a shark. Caption reads: "U.S.S. Torsk, 'The Galloping Ghost of the Japanese Coast.' This submarine, which fired the final torpedoes of World War II, is now a permanent part of Baltimore's Inner Harbor." Postcard number: 2US MD 163.
Creator:Hinde, John, 1919-
Contributor:Curt Teich & Co.
Provider:D. Traub & Son
Century:1901-2000
Printing place:Europe
Ireland
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Place of origin – Settlement:Baltimore
Temporal subject: 1971-1980
1981-1990
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Geographical subject – Settlement:Baltimore
Topical subjects:Submarines
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations -- Submarine
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
War, Military
Copyright holder:unknown
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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