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- 100 YEARS AND STILL GOING STRONG. Gunder, Joseph // All Hands;Aug2002, Issue 1024, p32
Features the U.S. destroyer USS Ross in the Mediterranean Sea. Sailors aboard; Maritime interception operations; Relations among crews.
- Sniper Ship. Bishop, John // Saturday Evening Post;11/11/1944, Vol. 217 Issue 20, p20
Relates the counterattack of Japan in Tinian during World War II. Information on the destroyer Hellion which was sent by Japan to attack the island; Penetration of Japanese patrols in beaches, causing the death of several sailors; Overview of the destroyer's first emergency call.
- REUNION. Walker, S. P. // Saturday Evening Post;8/25/1945, Vol. 218 Issue 8, p66
The article relates the author's experience, a military personnel during his trip from Pearl Harbor to Guam. A young ensign seated beside the author thought he had an outside chance of seeing his older brother in Guam. The brother of the young ensign, is a lieutenant serving on a destroyer...
- The Sullivans meets the USS The Sullivans. Cullen, Megan // International Educator;Apr2009, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p16
The article reports on the collaboration between the Sullivans School in Yokosuka, Japan and Ensign Carl Comasco, public affairs officer of USS The Sullivans destroyer, in order to incorporate crew into school life. Over a hundred sailors gathered each morning in the school lobby to be selected...
- The McFarland Comes Home. Rawlings, Charles // Saturday Evening Post;3/13/1943, Vol. 215 Issue 37, p9
The article narrates the story of the bravery of sailors and crews of the U.S. destroyer, the McFarland, during World War II in Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands. The destroyer has been used in numerous rescue and supply operations in Oahu, Hawaii. During its mission to the Solomon, Japanese Aichi...
- Speaking with Sailors. // All Hands;Mar2009, Issue 1104, p4
The article explores the author's responsibility as the master chief petty officer of the Navy (MCPON) in the U.S. It relates the author's experiences of holding different positions in the U.S. Navy, from a young chief aboard submarines, a chief of the boat and a command master chief of a...
- Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Candace Wortham Steps into the spotlight while serving onboard USS Wayne E. Meyer. Lynn Daniel, Ensign Amber // Surface Warfare;Winter2013, Vol. 40, p36
This article features U.S. Navy Boatswain's Mate Third Class Petty Officer Candace Wortham, who served onboard the destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer. Topics discussed include her naval training, lessons in life she learned while on deployment, and the responsibilities of the boatswain's mate. Also...
- Double-Barreled Killer. // Time;1/7/1952, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p13
The article highlights the 5,500-ton U.S.S. Norfolk, the largest destroyer leader which arrived in Camden, New Jersey in January 1952.
- Homeward. // Time;4/7/1923, Vol. 1 Issue 6, p4
The article reports on the refueling of the American flotilla of 20 destroyers in the Near East in April 1923 while awaiting orders to return home.