c. 1967
6.5 in HIGH x 21 in WIDE x 28.5 in DEEP
(16.51 cm HIGH x 53.34 cm WIDE x 72.39 cm DEEP)
Gift on behalf of the Maritime Adminsitration, US Department of Transportation

Pillow made of cotton ticking, white with blue stripes, and stuffed with chicken feathers; This pillow was used on bunk beds in the US Navy Ship General Nelson M. Walker. The last transports the ship made were to bring troops to and from Vietnam into Oakland, CA, before it was taken out of service in 1967. This is part of a collection of artifacts found on the ship after it was taken out of service.

Used: General Nelson M. Walker ship | Troop ship | Korean War | Vietnam War | U.S. Navy | Soldier | Sleep

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