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Barry


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1 files, last one added on Sep 30, 2018
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Cassin Young


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9 files, last one added on Nov 30, 2018
Album viewed 63 times

Edson


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13 files, last one added on Jan 03, 2019
Album viewed 73 times

Joseph P. Kennedy


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11 files, last one added on Jan 16, 2019
Album viewed 59 times

Kidd


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13 files, last one added on Feb 28, 2019
Album viewed 61 times

Laffey


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12 files, last one added on Mar 08, 2019
Album viewed 59 times

Orleck


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6 files, last one added on Nov 27, 2018
Album viewed 58 times

The Sullivans


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8 files, last one added on Jan 06, 2019
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Turner Joy


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6 files, last one added on Nov 21, 2018
Album viewed 60 times

 

 

 

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117 viewsLaunching at Fore River Shipyard on July 26, 1945.
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Mist surrounds three docked destroyers. The destroyers are, from left to right: the USS MANLEY (DD-940), the USS VOGELGESANG (DD-862) and the USS EDSON (DD-946).
Location: NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND (RI) UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (USA)
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116 viewsBow on view of USS Kidd (DD 661) in the Mare Island channel on 8 Feb 1945.
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In Chicago in July 1959 for the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway. She is tied up by the Merchandise Mart which was and is owned by the Kennedy family.114 views
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139 viewsCommissioning ceremony for USS Cassin Young (DD-793) at Bethlehem Steel, San Pedro, Calif., on 31 December 1943. USS Preston (DD-795) is at left and USS Comfort (AH-6), not yet painted as a hospital ship, is at right.
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105 viewsC. Turner Joy was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on 17 February 1895. Commissioned as an Ensign in the Navy upon graduation from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1916, he served in the battleship Pennsylvania (BB-38) for more than four years, including the period of the United States' participation in the First World War. In 1923, after receiving a graduate education in engineering, he began two years as Aide and Flag Lieutenant to Commander, Yangtze Patrol. This was followed by a tour as Executive Officer of the Asiatic Fleet destroyer Pope (DD-225), an assignment with the Bureau of Ordnance, sea duty in the battleship California (BB-44), and service at the Naval Mine Depot at Yorktown, Virginia. In the mid-1930s, Lieutenant Commander Joy was Commanding Officer of the destroyer Litchfield (DD-336)
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105 viewsUSS Laffey (DD-724) severely damaged by four bombs and five kamikaze hits on April 16, 1945. In action some 30 miles north of Okinawa. Seen here is the bomb hole, port side aft.
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112 viewsWellington, NZ, November 20 1972.

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1967 off Vietnam.120 viewsMar 08, 2019
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NAO Santa Maria alongside USS Kidd on 28 February 2019108 viewsFeb 28, 2019
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128 views17 January 1974, USS Joseph P. Kennedy Jr DD850 is towed to Fall River, MA to become the first Destroyer type ship in the world to be preserved as a memorial. Thousands of visitors have toured this Vietnam era Veteran since then that represents the NAVY of that era, the Tin Can Navy, and the sailors that served on them.Jan 16, 2019
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Being moved into Battleship Cove as a memorial 17 January 1974.111 viewsJan 16, 2019
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100 viewsNavy Photo 6273-45, forward plan view of USS The Sullivans (DD 537) at Mare Island on 30 Aug 1945. The USS Gansevoort (DD 608) is to the left, while in background are (left to right) USS Ellet (DD 398), USS Owen (DD 536) and USS Miller (DD 535). The Sullivans was in overhaul at the yard from 9 July to 2 Sep 1945.Jan 06, 2019
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111 viewsShips under repair at Hunters Point Naval Shipyard in August 1966. The carrier USS Hancock (CVA 19) is to the left while USS Preston (DD 795) and Edson (DD 946) are in the yard's dry dock 4 and USS Enterprise (CVN 65) is to the left. Photo is from the files of the Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum.Jan 03, 2019
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128 viewsAug 17, 1986, Hampton Roads, Virginia: The destroyer USS Edson (DD-946) underway. The Edson was the last of the Forest Sherman-class destroyers remaining on the naval registry and was decommissioned Dec. 15, 1988.Dec 14, 2018
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116 viewsBow on view of USS Kidd (DD 661) in the Mare Island channel on 8 Feb 1945.Dec 09, 2018
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126 viewsDec 01, 2018