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USS Olympia Standing the Test of Time

olor tinted postcard of USS Olympia (C 6) published in the early 1900s.

By Sam Cox, Rear Adm., U.S. Navy (Retired), Director, Naval History and Heritage Command   Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to make my first visit to the historic ship USS Olympia (C 6). Berthed at the Independence Seaport Museum in Philadelphia, she is truly representative of the beginning …

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