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This U.S. admiral was commander of the U.S.S. Minnesota when she struck a German mine in September 1918, but he got his ship to port without loss of life and was decorated for it; commander-in-chief of the U.S. Fleet, 1930-31. Handsome "J.V. Chase / Admiral, U.S. Navy" in blue fountain pen, 5 3/4" X 3 3/4", n.p., n.y. [1930-31]. Very good. Faint age toning. On slip with printed "Flagship of the Commander in Chief / United States Fleet" and blue four-star flag insignia at top. Bookseller Inventory # 31434
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Store Description: Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts has been buying and selling quality books, autographs and ephemera since 1991. We specialize in general antiquarian, first editions, signed books and autographs and documents. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), Universal Autograph Collectors Club (UACC) and The Manuscript Society.