American Gumps Sterling Silver WWII Era SS Lakeland Victory Ship Presentation Platter
American Gumps Sterling Silver WWII Era SS Lakeland Victory Ship Presentation Platter American Gumps Sterling Silver WWII Era SS Lakeland Victory Ship Presentation Platter American Gumps Sterling Silver WWII Era SS Lakeland Victory Ship Presentation Platter American Gumps Sterling Silver WWII Era SS Lakeland Victory Ship Presentation Platter American Gumps Sterling Silver WWII Era SS Lakeland Victory Ship Presentation Platter

American Gumps Sterling Silver WWII Era SS Lakeland Victory Ship Presentation Platter

Ref: V-24-0010
The SS Lakeland Victory was one of more than 500 of a class of American cargo ships referred to as Victory ships built to support the war effort during World War II. It was named after the city of Lakeland in Florida although it is unclear why this landlocked city was chosen. See Mrs. Deeds christening the SS Lakeland at the Permanente Metals Corporation Shipyard number 2 in Richmond, California on July 18, 1945. 
MAKER 
Retailer: Gumps (San Francisco, CA, 1861-present)
MARKS 
Retailer's mark: Gumps/ San Francisco/ Sterling. Presentation inscription: Mrs. Douglas Deeds/ SS Lakeland Victory/ July 18, 1945.
WEIGHT 
Approximately: 27 troy oz.
DATE 
c. 1945
DIMENSIONS 
Width 13.5 Depth 13.5 Height 0.5 in.
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