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USS Charles R Wares

Namesake: Lieutenant Charles R. Ware (1911-1942) Laid down: November 1, 1944 Launched: April 12, 1945 Commissioned: July 21, 1945 Decommissioned: unknown Struck: November 30, 1974 Fate: Sunk as a target on November 13, 1981 General Characteristics Displacement: 2,425 tons Length: 390 ft., 6 in. (119.02 m) Beam:  41 ft., 1 in. (12.52 m) Draught: 18 ft., 6 in. (5.64 m) Speed: 35 kt (65 km/h) Complement:367 officers/enlisted Armament: 6 5″, 521″ tt., 6 dcp., 2 dct 

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native americans in mcminn county

Explore the Cherokee Indian exhibit and learn about the Trail of Tears journey.

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Military Exhibit

Dedicated to the soldiers of McMinn county with displays of various eras of war heros.

 

 

 

 

 

african american history

McMinn county and African American history. Learn about W.E. Nash, The Athens Academy and J.L. Cook School

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