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"Equator Crossing" Certificate

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Shellback (Crossing the Equator Certificate)

"Equator Crossing"

The "Neptuni Regis" (or "Shellback") certificate is issued as a way of commemorating the crossing of the Equator either on a north-bound or south-bound vessel. Eligible crew of USS Little Rock CL 92 during the South America cruise received this certificate. Eligibility dates are: 05 November 1945, or 09 March 1946.

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