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Smiling woman dressed in outdoor winter clothes holds a large, old-style camera

Christmas “Shipping”

Posted by: Jeff Bridgers

Hurrah! Hurrah for the Christmas Ship As it starts across the sea With its load of gifts and its greater load Of loving sympathy. –“Hurrah! Hurrah for the Christmas Ship,” song written and composed by Henry S. Sawyer Even prior to America’s entry into the First World War, U.S. Navy vessels were pressed into special holiday service …