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Why Navy History Matters to Utah

(Battleship # 31) Halftone reproduction of a photograph showing the ship underway, circa 1914-1917. This image was published in 1919 by A.M. Simon, 324 E. 23rd St., New York City, as one of ten photographs in a Souvenir Folder of views concerning USS Utah. Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2007. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

By Holly Quick, Naval History and Heritage Command Communication and Outreach Division With a Naval Supply Depot that supported World War II, a ship named for the state, two ships named for the capital and three ships named for its cities, Navy history is a significant part of Utah’s history. …

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