Paper Weight, USS Providence CLG-6, Brass circa WWII
Regular price $95.00
She was laid down 27 July 1943 by Bethlehem Steel Co., Quincy, Mass.; launched 28 December 1944; sponsored by Mrs. Mary Roberts; and commissioned 15 May 1945, Capt. Thomas John Ryan in command. She went on to serve in VietNam as the command ship for 7th Fleet and was scrapped in the early 1970's. The plaque is solid brass and measures 4.5" in diameter.