November 21, 1998
US Navy Honors Matthew Henson
Wreath Laying Service
Arlington National Cemetery

Geographic Century: Matthew Henson
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The US Navy wreath ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, November 21, 1998 to honor explorer and co-discoverer of the North Pole Matthew Henson. USNS Henson goes into full time oceanographic service.

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