Kloss, David S.

David S. Kloss papers, 1941–1993.
1 box, plus 5 oversize folders (0.2 linear feet).
About David S. Kloss

David Shelley Kloss III (1924-1998) trained in the Pennsylvania Nautical School and was a member of the U.S. Merchant Marine.

About the collection

Collection of papers documenting the career Davis S. Kloss III. Materials inlcude: graduation, appointment, license, and discharge certificates from the Merchant Marine and the Naval Reserve; Coast Guard licenses, 1968 and 1969; USN identification card; Kloss’s continuous discharge book (1942-1957); VFC certificate authorizing the establishment of the Cherry Hill post; news clippings related to the scuttling of USS Algol; and other certificates and several Merchant Marine and Pennsylvania Schoolship alumni publications. Also included in the collection are photos of David S. Kloss III, a photo of the Pennsylvania Nautical Schoolship, and a photo of USS Cavalier.

  • Nautical training-schools — United States.
  • Seamanship–Study and teaching–Pennsylvania
Types of material
  • Clippings
  • Military records
  • Photographs
Reference files
  • Pennsylvania, Nautical School Ship
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