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7 results for Destroyers (Warships)--United States

John Wallace Gilpin Papers (Manuscript Collection #833)

Papers (1907–2001) of Lt. Cmndr. John W. Gilpin, U.S. Navy, including materials relating to his family; attendance at the U.S. Naval Academy (Class of 1941); World War II service on the destroyers USS Monaghan, USS Trathen, and USS Evans; his postwar education, business career, and fraternal life.

Thomas McWhorter USS Sterett (DD 407) Collection (Manuscript Collection #842)

1) "Stand and Fight: The Story of a Destroyer in Battle," (undated); 2) USS Sterrett DD 407 19th Reunion May 1999 San Diego.

Andrus, Harold R., Jr., Papers (Manuscript Collection #853)

Destroyer Leaders 1949-1973, a history of the frigate USS WILLIS A. LEE (DL-4) compiled for the reunion at San Diego, California (4-7 November 1999), by Harold R. Andrus, Jr. ("pAr") Typescript, 6 p.; Cleveland (OH) Harborfest (11-15 July 2001) "The Tall Ships Challenge" media kit, including correspondence, brochures, news releases, original art, photographs, and printed materials. 24 p.; Miscellaneous material including Cleveland (OH) ...

Dr. Louis Carroll English Papers (Manuscript Collection #844)

Papers (1940–1945) of a U.S. Naval Reserve medical officer, including scrapbook of clippings, photographs, correspondence, photographs, original art, and memorabilia compiled while serving in the U.S. Naval Reserve at the Toledo, Ohio naval recruiting station, 1942–1943; And letters sent to his parents Dr. and Mrs. Carroll C. English, in Louisville, Kentucky, while serving aboard USS Trathen (DD-530), 4 April 1943–5 Dec...

SS HAGOOD Collection (Manuscript Collection #1034)

Album (1922, 1939, 1942, undated) of photographic prints taken by an unidentified seaman, aboard the American armed merchant vessel SS HAGOOD, mostly during its voyages across the North Atlantic and North Sea to Great Britain during the period of October – December 1942 during World War II.

USS Emmons Association Collection (Manuscript Collection #887)

Collection (2001–2002) of materials concerning the American destroyer USS Emmons (DD-457/DMS-22), which was the last American naval fighting ship to be commissioned prior to U.S. entry in World War II, and which sank on 5 April 1945, after being badly damaged by Japanese kamikaze attacks to the north of Okinawa. Compiled by a veterans’ association, the collection includes a membership roster, historical clippings, photo...

Edward Baxter Billingsley Papers (Manuscript Collection #782)

The Edward Baxter Billingsley Collection (1817-1819, 1938–1999, undated) consists of historical research materials, drafts, and a typescript copy (643 pages) of One Destroyer and World War II: A History of the U. S. S. Emmons (DD457-DM22), by Edward Baxter Billingsley, that he later published as The Emmons Saga: A History of the U. S. S. Emmons (DD457 – DM22). Also included are photographic prints, phot...