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Catalog Number C17.001
Title Launch model of USS Stingray (SS-186)
Object Name Model, Commemorative
Description Small metal stylized model of a 1930s submarine; gun on stern; periscope attached to the conning tower at the rear; mounted on a circular steel base with "NY Portsmouth N.H./U.S.S. Stingray" around the edge.
Date 1937
Year Range from 1935
Year Range to 1940
Dimensions H-1.75 L-7.125 inches
Material Chrome-plated metal
Place of Origin PNSY, Kittery, Maine
Provenance These models were made as launch souvenirs at PNSY.

USS Stingray was launched at PNSY in 1937 and served in the Pacific in World War II.. Sold for scrap 1947.
Search Terms Portsmouth Naval Shipyard
Launch souvenirs
Subjects Ship Models
Submarine Launchings