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The USS General William Mitchell, T-AP 114

The USS General William Mitchell, T-AP 114 Boats, Ships
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Stock #: 481098
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
Publisher: Photo Publishing Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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operated by the Navy's Military Sea Transportation Service as a troop and dependent carrier, was built at Kearhy, N. J. in 1943, and is named in honor of Brig. Gen. William (Billy) Mitchell, America's colorful and prophetic advocate of military air power. A P-2 type ship, the Mitchell is 623 feet long, 76 feet wide; has a weight of 17,833 gross tons and a cruising speed of 19 knots.