1 Reply Latest reply on Jun 11, 2020 9:44 AM by Jason Atkinson

    Seeking information on Chelsea clock purchased Navy


      I am looking for any information on the purchase of a Chelsea clock by the Bureau of Supplies and Accounting dated April 7, 1920.  Serial number of clock was 137286.

        • Re: Seeking information on Chelsea clock purchased Navy
          Jason Atkinson Ranger

          Dear Mr. Greene,


          Thank you for posting your request on History Hub!

          We searched the National Archives Catalog and located General Correspondence Files, 1/1913 - 6/1925 in the Records of the Bureau of Supplies and Accounts (Navy) (Record Group 143) and the General Files, 1/1897 - 8/1926 in the General Records of the Department of the Navy (Record Group 80) that may have records regarding the acquisition of clocks during this time period.  However, please note that records regarding individual pieces of equipment are rarely preserved as permanent records. For more information about these records, please contact the National Archives at Washington, DC - Textual Reference (RDT1) via email at Archives1reference@nara.gov.


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