Merchant marine--Records and correspondence.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
The collection contains papers and artifacts pertaining to Frank B. Hodges' experiences during World War II as a Merchant Marine on the SS Jacksonville, SS Philip F. Tomas, SS Kofreski, SS Alcoa Mariner, SS Falmouth, and SS Delrio. The collection contains letters, newspaper articles, photographs, official documents, Veteran Information, Hospital records, Ship Information, a recording of Frank B. Hodges' interview with the BBC, and Hodges' personal papers.
This collection relates to William Connor King, a Radio Operator in the Merchant Marines during World War II from 1945 through early 1948. The majority of the collection consists of correspondence from King's friends and family detailing news from the home front. Often included in these correspondences are newspaper cutouts and clippings from various newspapers in and around Granville, OH. Also included in the collection are assorted military and religious documents owned by King.