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2016.9.1
Shellback Certificate (Richard Coffey Jr)
 
Category:Object
catalog #:
  • 2016.9.1
property of:
  • John R. Coffey Jr
created by:
  • US Navy
date created:
  • 3/9/1944
image source:
  • John R. Coffey Jr
item detail:
  • Paper certificate
Certificate for crossing the equator for the first time - becoming a shellback. March 9, 1944. Richard Coffey Jr. CA-70.  Crew.