I posses a Seth Thomas ships clock that was my father's. I am trying to find out more about this clock. He was career Navy, retiring in 1956 as Lt. Cmdr in USN. The clock is mounted in a piece of old wood, with a small plaque that states the years of service of the USS Yankee. The sinking of the USS Yankee pre-dates the clock. So I am wondering if perhaps my father was involved in one of the failed salvage operations of the ship. And perhaps the piece of wood was from the debris of that ship.
I am aware of the following info:
ANny help would be appreciated,