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NOAA Photo Library Image - ship0504

Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship STIRNI. This ship was named in memory of Lt. (j.g.) Joseph Stirni, USC&GS, who was killed while a Japanese prisoner of war in 1945. He was killed by a U. S. bomb hitting the ship he was being transported to Japan on from the Philippine Islands.

Image ID: ship0504, NOAA's Fleet Then and Now - Sailing for Science Collection
Photo Date: 1956 November

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