Creator

Date Original

1931 July 25

Description

This collection contains one letter from rear admiral C.C. Bloch of the U.S.S. Arkansas to the mayor and other officials of Cadiz, Spain, dated July 25, 1931. (with Xerox copy) (text is in Spanish)

Biographical/Historical Note

The USS Arkansas (BB-33) was a Wyoming-class battleship, completed in 1912, that served in both World Wars. Between wars, the battleship sailed around the world as part of a "training cruise," which included calling at various ports as part of international goodwill relations. Cadiz, Spain, was one of several ports of call in 1931, including Copenhagen and Gibraltar.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Cadiz, Spain

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.084.047

Resource Type

Text

Collection

U.S.S. Arkansas letter, SMC.084.047

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

U.S.S. Arkansas letter, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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