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The ship "Marine Lynx" in San Francisco Bay awaiting the arrival of more than 200 Indonesian seamen for deportation to Dutch East Indies

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ddr-csujad-27-2 (CSUJAD Local ID: ind_01_01_001, CSUJAD Project ID: csudh_ind_0002)

CSU Dominguez Hills Indonesian Sailors Deportation Photograph Collection

Caption found with the image reads, "'Marine Lynx' resting peacefully at anchor in San Francisco Bay awaiting arrival of more than 200 Indonesian seamen, for deportation to Dutch East Indies. Most of them had been in custody at New York awaiting the sailing of some vessel from the West Coast. They had arrived in Atlantic Ports as seamen aboard British and Dutch vessels but would noton [sic] Dutch or British vessels. Having refused to said out [sic] they were in this country illegally and merely awaiting the cessation of hostilities so that arrangements could be made for their deportation." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ind_01_01_001



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CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections

[Title of item], Indonesian Sailors Deportation Photograph Collection, Courtesy of the Department of Archives and Special Collections. University Library. California State University, Dominguez Hills

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