Postcards / Postal Cards

U.S.S. "Utah" Passing The Great Culebra Cut — Panama Canal

White Border Era Post Card — Published by I.L. Maduro, Jr., Cathedral Square, Panama

Bilingual postcard. Mailed from Panama to California, dated May 6, 1930.

USS Utah (BB-31/AG-16) was the second and final member of the Florida class of dreadnought battleships. The first ship of the United States Navy named after the state of Utah, she had one sister ship, Florida. Utah was built by the New York Shipbuilding Corporation, laid down in March 1909 and launched in December of that year. She was completed in August 1911, and boasted a main battery of ten 12-inch (305 mm) guns in five twin gun turrets.

Condition is Good, with some minor wear, minimal marks from mailing and a light corner bend.

Year/Era: 1930
Condition: Good
Inventory no.: 389100217