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ANDERSON (US Navy) on Sailor's Prayer postcard

postcard,  used (1948),  5.5" x 3.5", 140mm x 90mm
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Product information

"The Sailor's Prayer"
the vessel pictured is:
Sims-class destroyer built by Federal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co at Kearny, New Jersey, and commissioned into the United States Navy in 1939. In WW2 she took part at, amongst others, the Battle of The Coral Sea, the Battle Of Midway, Guadalcanal and the Battle of Leyte Gulf. Having survived the war she was sunk 1/7/1946 in Bikini Lagoon during tests on the atomic bomb.

postcard by Hopkins News Agency, no. 5184, 

used (1948) but not posted, small adhesive marks on back, other vmf, 
5.5" x 3.5", 140mm x 90mm (approx)
our ref: SRM317c

Technical specifications

Brand: Hopkins News Agency
Condition: Used
Product Code: SRM317c