Advance-We Know a Ship Can Hug a Shore, I'd Rather Hug a Girl-Newport-1913

Date:
1913
Creator:
Anglo-Sailor Series

Postcard showing a young sailor leaning over, from behind, a young woman. They are holding both hands. In large letters across the top is "ADVANCE!". In a white box toward the bottom is "We know a ship can hug the shore,/ I'd rather hug a girl." Reverse: Manuscript: Dear Brother/I am/still at the station/and don't know why./I will get of, but/I guess it will be/soon, for they are getting/ready war so that if/war breaks out they will/have us ready. John/read men at the Cals[?]/having stay and they might/send us there. [Illegible] A. Jem" One cent stamp in upper right with USS Constellatin cancellation, dated November 12, 1913. Addressed to "Mr. [Illegible] Jem/109 Maine St./Amherst Mass".

Description (physical):

3.5x5.5

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PC1.33
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Uss Constellation Sailor-1900/1910

Date:
1900s
Creator:
Unknown

Small postcard showing a sailor, in uniform, with cap reading "USS Constellation". Sailor is young, with jack knife lanyard around neck. Standing photo. Reverse printed in black.

Description (physical):

3.25x2.75

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PC1.55
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Uss Constellation Sailor W/ Family-1908

Date:
1908
Creator:
Unknown

Postcard showing a young sailor, in uniform, with a USS Constellation hat, standing for a family portrait. Sailor is third in from left, with three people standing to the right and two crouching. Photograph appears to be outside of family house. Reverse: Printed in black, with a Torrington, CT cancellation dated 11/1/1908. Green one cent stamp featuring Ben Franklin. Addressed to Nelson Plummer of 58 Laurel St., Worcester, MA. Message is written in black ink.

Description (physical):

5.5"x3.5"

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PC1.82
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum