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Object Name Certificate, Commemorative
Catalog Number 2009.015.010
Description "Ye Old Shellback" certificate. Text reads: "Hear Ye! Hear Ye! The court of Neptune Rex does hereby acclaim and honor K.E. Brekke a certified salt of "Thaddeus K" and entitled to one weather beaten plank on the foredeck, or sea stamp for bail bouy. Having been found worthy during voage #7 under the watchful eyes of Adolph's "U" boats. Signed Neptune Rex and M. Allen, Captain"
Collection LCHS Military Collection
People Brekke, Kermit
Search Terms Navy
Military
World War II
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