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U.S.S. Francis Marion "Charge!" Plaque

U.S.S. Francis Marion "Charge!" Plaque

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Made from aluminum and painted on. On top, the text, "U.S.S. Francis Marion" Wrapped around to what seems to be a bear. "Charge!" Is wrapped around underneath. The bear is grabbing one of the ships, both ships with the text "MA 249". 

USS Francis Marion (APA-249) was a Paul Revere -class attack transport of the United States Navy . The ship was launched on 13 February 1954 as Prairie Mariner by the New York Shipbuilding Corp. , Camden, New Jersey, sponsored by Mrs. C. A. Wolverton, and delivered on 25 May to the Maritime Administration who operated her until she was placed in the National Defense Reserve Fleet on 6 January 1955.She was transferred to the Navy on 16 March 1959, named, classified APA-249, and converted by Bethlehem Steel Co. in Baltimore, MD.

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