Our Friends on the Waves

Other Ships

  • USS Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr DD850
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  • DD850 now proudly displays her colors as a museum ship to educate the public and serve as a memorial to those who sailed aboard destroyers. She is a National Historic Landmark located in Battleship Cove at Fall River, MA and is a member of the Historic Naval Ships Association. Our mission with the USS Joseph P. Kennedy Jr DD850 is to not only preserve the history of the JPK but that of all her sister ships as well. DD850 has a facebook page.
  • The USS Higbee DD806
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  • "The USS Higbee was the first American warship named in honor of a woman. Mrs. Lenah S. Higbee was superintendent of the Navy Nursing Corps during the First World War. She was awarded the Navy's highest decoration, the Navy Cross for distinguished service in the line of her profession and conspicuous devotion to duty". In company with the USS Lloyd Thomas at the battle of Dong Hoi.

Locating Shipmates

  • Destroyers Online
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  • This extensive web site has information about all destroyers, escorts and frigates categorized by class. If you have information that could add to their vast store of knowledge, you can submit it to the site's administrator, but first read the rules for submission here.
  • HULLNUMBER.COM
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  • This site's mission is to provide a means for shipmates to keep in touch with one another, and it provides a sophisticated and secure way of communicating among shipmates.

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