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U.S.S. Jenks

Scanned photo of U.S.S. Jenks.


Caption: DE 665, the U.S.S. Jenks, was the first destroyer escort launched
into the Ohio River. Named for a World War II naval hero, the Jenks was one of 28 such vessels built by Dravo during World War II.
Notes: Courtesy of Dravo Corp., Neville Island.
Photographer:
Date:
Heading: Pittsburgh. Wars. World War II.
#: P1541.
From the Collections of the Pennsylvania Department,
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.

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