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South Jersey

July 30, 1998

Camden berth

I want to commend the C-P on the coverage of the quest to bring the USS New Jersey battleship to Camden.

It would be great to have this ship berthed here. It's well-known it was built at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard. As for having access to lots of visitors, there are Philadelphia and hundreds of towns in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Thousands of workers from these areas made parts and thousands of skilled workers in every field of labor worked on this battleship.

I'd like to give special thanks for the efforts of Joseph Dyer, South Jersey's representative on the battleship commission. Thanks also to everyone involved in this pursuit to bring the USS New Jersey home.

MARIAN R. DAVIS
Maple Shade



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