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1967 off Vietnam.182 viewsMar 08, 2019
NAO Santa Maria alongside USS Kidd on 28 February 2019167 viewsFeb 28, 2019
195 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
Being moved into Battleship Cove as a memorial 17 January 1974.169 viewsJan 16, 2019
150 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
166 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
187 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
167 viewsBow on view of USS Kidd (DD 661) in the Mare Island channel on 8 Feb 1945.Dec 09, 2018
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184 viewsDec 01, 2018
155 viewsNov 30, 2018
166 viewsNov 30, 2018
161 viewsWellington, NZ, November 20 1972.Nov 27, 2018
151 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)Nov 21, 2018
162 viewsUSS Laffey (DD-724) being launched on November 21, 1943 at Bath, Maine. Photo courtesy of the USS Laffey AssociationNov 20, 2018
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