Red Headed Stepchild
(The Barrett family memoir of Navy Life)
by Sophie Ruth Meranski with photos

 

Sophie and Jack on PRESIDENT PIERCE l932 {S}{7}
p 64 #1161 At left is a Swedish American from Minneapolis, who lent Sophie a sun hat that appears in a photograph of her at Gardens of Sultan of Johore- than in Malaya now Malaysia.Sophie and Jack Barrett are at right. They traveled via Dollar Liner PRESIDENT PIERCE January 1932 on leave from Kobe Japan to Shanghai, Hong Kong, Manila with side trip to Pagsanjam. Singapore-Malaya, Ceylon, Egypt, and Naples.Sophie states that an unscheduled stop was made in Bombay for fuel or ship needs, and that during that time she saw demonstrators wearing Gandhi hats. Her passport was stamped January 25, 1932 but did not show the Bombay stop.
Subject: Sophie & Jack on PRESIDENT PIERCE
Year: 1932SophieJack