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Schuyler Otis Bland (May 4, 1872 – February 16, 1950) was a United States Representative from Virginia. Born near Gloucester, Virginia, he attended the Gloucester Academy and the College of William and Mary. He was a teacher and a lawyer in private practice, and was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Representative William A. Jones. He was reelected to the Sixty-sixth and to the fifteen succeeding Congresses, serving from July 2, 1918 to February 16, 1950. While in the House, he was chair of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries (Seventy-third through Seventy-ninth Congresses and Eighty-first Congress). The United States Merchant Marine Academy Library is named in his honor. Bland died in Bethesda, Maryland and was interred in Greenlawn Cemetery, Newport News, Virginia. Photo courtesy of the Earl Gregg Swem Library at the College of William and Mary.
|2771k||USNS Schuyler Otis Bland (T-AK-277) entering the Port of Wellington, New Zealand, 23 January 1978. Note the harbor pilot boat Tuna coming out to meet the ship. Also note the line off the stern to a tug out of the picture.||Photo from the Chris Howell collection with copyright|
|187k||USNS Schuyler Otis Bland (T-AK-277) under way, date and location unknown.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 86712. Courtesy of D. M. McPherson, 1978.
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|34k||USNS Schuyler Otis Bland (T-AK-277) under way, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo.
|324k||USNS Schuyler Otis Bland (T-AK-277) under way, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo from the cover of "Sealift Magazine", January 1964.
|138k||USNS Schuyler Otis Bland (T-AK-277) moored pierside, 20 March 1963, location unknown.
US Naval History and Heritage Command, Photo No. NH 85031. Courtesy of Donald M. McPherson, 1976.
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