1920 USS Peary (DD-226) United States Navy Destroyer Original Event Photograph
Posted on: January 28, 2022 /
USS Peary (DD-226) was a Clemson class destroyer of the United States Navy. She was commissioned in 1920 and sunk by Japanese aircraft at Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, on 19 February 1942. Peary was laid down by William Cramp and Sons of Philadelphia on 9 September 1919; launched on 6 April 1920; sponsored by Mrs. Edward Stafford daughter of Admiral Peary; commissioned on 22 October 1920. Peary served in the Far East from 1922 onward. With the Yangtze River Patrol from 1923 to 1931, she made annual deployments in Chinese waters protecting American interests from 1931 to the outbreak of World War II. A nice rare original photograph, measures 5 x 7′ and is in very nice condition other than some trivial corner creases from mounting………….. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Transportation\Boats & Ships\Military\Photographs”. The seller is “theworldunhinged” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.