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ugust 1, 1998

Praying for ship

I recall the majesty of the USS New Jersey steaming into Wonsan Harbor, North Korea, in May 1951 when our ship, the Brinkley Bass DD887, was struck by shore batteries. This majestic ship belongs in the harbor where most men who served aboard her or with her are located.

I am a veteran of World War II, Korea and Vietnam. I earnestly pray the commission will look favorably on bringing the mighty New Jersey home to Camden.

MANUEL J. KNOX
Willingboro



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