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A History of the Navy in 100 Objects
A History of the Navy in 100 Objects

Object 77: Shoulder marks from Philo McGiffin's Era

Every class at the Naval Academy has that legendary member - the one who made memorable stories from Plebe Summer, that every member of the class can recite with a laugh, and often, the one who went on to a unique career trajectory. For the Naval Academy Class of 1884, that was Philo McGiffin.

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